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Located 30 miles SE of Bend on Highway 20, the observatory is operated by the U of O. Three telescopes here are the largest in the Northwest.

The facility charges $2 admission and is open 9 to 5 daily and sometimes at night.

Location: Bend Oregon 97708 Telephone 541-683-1381

Other Science nearby:
(Prineville) Brennan Palisades
(Bend) Deschutes National Forest
(Prineville) Ochoco National Forest
(Redmond) Petersen's Rock Gardens
(Bend) Pine Mountain Observatory
(Prineville) Rockhounding around Prineville

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03/05 Coming to The Bend area
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.
Pickathon Music Festival Hillsboro OR August2-4 The Pickathon Music Festival brings together the best in regional and national roots music for one beautiful weekend in a unique Oregon outdoor setting. Bluegrass, blues, swing, folk, blues, old-time, roots rock, alt-country, western, country, celtic, jug-band, and son jarocho are just some of the music styles played.