Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory

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Open This experience is open for on-site visitation; however, offerings and/or operating procedures may have changed due to COVID-19. Please verify details before you go and visit the COVID-19 Resources page for more information.

Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory is a private, not-for-profit, scientific and educational organization in Sunriver, Oregon. We are pet friendly.

Interpretive exhibits, educational programs, birds of prey, a botanical garden, nature trail, observatory, and enthusiastic staff and volunteers provide a fun and thoughtful view of our natural world. 

The Observatory houses telescopes ranging in size from 4” to 20”. The Observatory also offers daytime solar viewing utilizing special filters. Feast your eyes on faraway galaxies. Witness a meteor shower. Get a glimpse of globular clusters, nebulae and deep space binary stars. There’s no better place than the Oregon Observatory at Sunriver.