Richardson's Rock Ranch

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Please Read "How We Operate"

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.

Rock Shop open 7am - 5pm daily.
March 1 - October 31: Arrive before 3pm to dig.

2014 Digging Open
Weather Permitting
Always call for Digging Availability

Winter Hours:
9am - 4pm
November 1 - February 29
Digging Closed


We reserve the Right to refuse entrance and service to anyone.