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Nature Center & Observatory

Observe the Moon, Stars, and Planets

The Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory (SNCO) is an independent non-profit that offers education and insight into the natural world that surrounds the Sunriver area.

Oregon Observatory

Enjoy an evening of wonder and exploration under starry Central Oregon skies at the Sunriver Observatory. Staff and volunteers provide a relaxed and fun atmosphere for observing the moon, stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies - including our own Milky Way galaxy. Stargazing, educational presentations and daytime solar viewing are available for the entire family.

For information and hours of operation please call the Sunriver Observatory at 541-598-4406 or visit

Nature Center

Visitors can learn about native plants and live animal species through year-round educational programs and interpretive exhibits. Strolls along the nature trail and botanical garden are also popular.

For information about admission or hours call the Sunriver Nature Center at 541-593-4394 or visit


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"After having spent a weekend with our daughter - I rate the Sunriver Resort a solid 5 stars."- Wayne C. via Trip Advisor
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"This is my favorite guest room anywhere and we have traveled the world"- Marsha via Guest Review
"Our company had our annual retreat here and it was perfect. Lots of things to do for all ages."- Toni M via Trip Advisor

Upcoming Events

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  • November25

    Art Exhibition at the Lodge

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  • November26

    Thanksgiving Dinner at Carson's American Kitchen

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How to Get Here

17600 Center Drive, Sunriver, OR 97707

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International: 01-541-639-3450


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