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Richardson's Rock Ranch

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6683 NE Haycreek Rd, Madras, OR 97741-9149
+1 541-475-2680
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Richardson's Rock Ranch

Arrived at the rock ranch on a warm day. Had my dogs in the vehicle and looking for a shady place... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Lenore, Idaho
Tons of fun

Wouldn't have thought it but is so much fun to dig up these treasures. Worth having them cut... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
via mobile
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“thunder eggs” (42 reviews)
“for sale” (8 reviews)
“dig site” (6 reviews)
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6683 NE Haycreek Rd, Madras, OR 97741-9149
+1 541-475-2680
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Arrived at the rock ranch on a warm day. Had my dogs in the vehicle and looking for a shady place to park. There was shade on a lawn area in which a trailer and another vehicle were parked. We parked there and left the...More

1  Thank readen03
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Wouldn't have thought it but is so much fun to dig up these treasures. Worth having them cut open. Took my daughter out here and at 6yrs old she had a blast digging up rocks and picking which ones to keep.

Thank Teannprue
Reviewed 9 September 2017

After visiting the Lava Caves in Bend, the Park Ranger recommended digging for thunder eggs. Calling before going is recommended to see if they are open and last available time people are allowed to explore. After reading reviews we were a little apprehensive to go,...More

1  Thank familyfunwith5
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with our two grandchildren aged 6 and 7. They had a great time and a successful dig for thunder eggs. First the shop is very impressive in the huge selection of rocks and products from all over the world. There were many beautiful...More

Thank BrandingExpert
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This trip was intended to dig for geodes and thunder eggs, so we started at a Ranch well known for this. We had the time of our lives and ended up with over 60 pounds of beautiful thunder eggs, agates and geodes from 3 of...More

1  Thank turtlegirl178
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Some of the most inconsiderate people I've met in my life in any situation. Someone needs to buy the property because until then, things won't change. The owners' children are just as bad. I love this piece of land and can't wait to go back...More

2  Thank eshilver
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We enjoyed doing a dig at this ranch. You grab some pick axes from the store, sign a waiver, they give you a map and instructions and you drive about thirty minutes down a road through the ranch to one of the dig sites of...More

1  Thank SPKKPS2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place is easy to find: large posters with clear directions. Once you reach the ranch you can either dig your own agates or you may choose among thousands of slabs if rocks.

Thank Mimi48NewJersey
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We took our two grand kids ages 8 and 5 to the rick shop and dig area to dig thunder eggs. We let them each pick a couple to have them cut. They have tons of beautiful rocks to see. I. The shop is rounded...More

Thank dsharris80
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've seen a few reviews talk about the rudeness of the lady who runs Richardson's. Personally, we had a great experience with her. She has a dry sense of humor and perhaps a little curt, which must be what people translate into rudeness. No, she's...More

2  Thank Drew510
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Questions & Answers
4 May 2016|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I think Pelton Park, 3300 Pelton Park Road, Madras. 541-475-0516.
Korri M
11 October 2015|
Response from rocklvr03 | Reviewed this property |
Please check with Richardson's Ranch,or the web site.
Ann G
9 September 2015|
Response from rocklvr03 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. It is rather remote, but the rockshop should have wi-fi.