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2017 Digging is Open (weather permitting) Call Ahead

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7am - 5pm Daily
You must arrive BEFORE 2:45 pm to dig
2017 Digging is Open (weather permitting)
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Please read “How we Operate” and always call ahead for digging availability.

shopRichardson’s Rock Ranch is a family-owned and operated enterprise providing family recreation. The ranch is a working cattle ranch, supplemented by recreational activities. Highlighting the ranch are the world famous agate beds, featuring thundereggs and ledge agate material. Rocks from all over the world can be found at our rock shop. Our goal is to provide “Fun for Everyone” - rockhounding, photography, and more.

We are located approximately 11 miles north of Madras, Oregon, just a few miles east of Highway 97. Please see the Driving Directions for more information on how to locate the ranch.


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