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Rocks & Minerals Events and Festivals

Agate Festival – Yachats

Where: Yachats Commons, 441 Highway 101, Yachats, OR
When: The second weekend of January annually
Phone: 800-929-0477
Email: info@yachats.org

Agate & Mineral Show – Portland

Where: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214
When: The last weekend of February annually
Oregon Museum of Science & Industry

TVRGC Rock & Mineral Show – Hillsboro

Where: Washington County Fairplex, Hillsboro, OR
On Cornel Road across from Hillsboro Airport
When: The second weekend of March annually

WAMS River of Gems – Rickreall

Where: Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall, OR 97371
When: Mid-April annually
Email: info@wamsi.net

 Rockhound Pow Wow – Prineville

Where: Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 Main St, Prineville, OR 97754
When: Mid-June annually
Phone: 541-510-4750

Oregon Gem & Mineral Clubs and Society

Listed here Mineralogical Society and Clubs provide great opportunities for education, lapidary skills learning, and field trips all over the state for rockhounding.


Trails End Gem & Mineral Club
92232 Lewis & Clark Rd., Astoria, OR
The second Monday of each month at 7 pm


Columbia Gorge Rockhounds
Mail: 15523 NE 215th Ave., Brush Prarie, WA 98606
Fireman's Recreation Hall, Corbett, OR
The third Friday of each month at 7.30 pm

Forest Grove

Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club
Forest Grove Senior Center 2037 Douglas Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116
The second and forth Thursdays of each month except in December at 7.30 pm


Mount Hood Rock Club
Email: mthhodrockclub@gmail.com
United Methodist Church, 620 NW 8th St, Gresham, OR
The second Tuesday and fourth Monday of each month at 7 pm


Hatrockhounds Gem & Mineral Society
Email: jms46@outlook.com
First Christian Church, 775 West Highland Ave, Herminston, OR
The second Tuesday of each month at 6.30 pm

North Bend

Far West Lapidary & Gem Society
Email: kg@sueandkarl.com
Faith Lutheran Church, 2741 Sherman Ave., North Bend, OR
The first and third Tuesday except for December at 7 pm

Oregon City

Clackamette Mineral & Gem Club
720 Jefferson Street, Oregon City, OR
The third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm


Columbia-Willamette Faceters Guild
Mail: PO Box 2136, Portland, Oregon 97208-2136
Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214
First Tuesday of each month at 7.30 pm

Oregon Agate & Mineral Society
Mail: 4821 Grant St., Portland, Oregon 97215
Powelhurst Baptist Church, 3435 SE 112th, Portland, OR
First and third Fridays of each month except when announced at 7 pm


Central Oregon Rock Collectors
E-mail: corockcollectors@gmail.com
Oregon Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond, OR
Third Wednesday of each month from March through October at 7 pm


Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club
P.O. Box 1264, Roseburg, OR 97470


Willamette Agate & Mineral Society
Salem Center 50+, 2615 Portland Rd NE, Salem, OR
First Thursday of each month at 7 pm


Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club
P.O. Box 312, Springfield, OR 97477
Meetings: Willama Lane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C. St, Springfield, OR
Second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm

Agency - Information

Ochoco National Forest

3160 NE Third St. Prineville, Oregon 97754 (541) 416-6500


Bureau of Land Management

3050 NE Third St. Prineville, Oregon 97754 (541) 416-6700


Public Rockhounding Sites.

USDA. Central Oregon Rockhounding Map is available for purchase.

Prineville-Crook County Chamber of Commerce

390 NE Fairview Prineville, Oregon 97754

(541) 447-6304


Crook County Chamber of Commerce.

Central Oregon Public Rockhounding. 

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