Explore the night sky with Cascadia Expeditions!
Our upcoming adventures are sure to be out of this world. Between brand new Stargazing River trips (August 26 and September 22) and the Total Eclipse on Marys Peak (August 21), get ready to expand your sights and explore this summer like never before.
The Total Eclipse on Marys Peak is coming right up around the corner! On August 21 at about 9:00 am, there will be a stellar natural phenomenon occurring- a total solar eclipse. This jaw-dropping overhead view occurs approximately every 70 years- making it a once in a lifetime opportunity. The shadow of the moon will cross the country, touching land in Oregon. Being located right along the path of prime visibility, we are offering an incredible opportunity to witness and experience this celestial excitement from the highest point in the coastal range.
Marys Peak Total Eclipse
Join us atop Marys Peak, where you’ll be in a prime viewing location along the eclipse’s “path of totality.” With a complimentary shuttle service provided, local food and drinks available up at the peak, and knowledgable astronomers on site, this is the place to be to watch the day lit sky above go into complete darkness. This collaborative event will be put on by us at Cascadia Expeditions, Visit Corvallis, Mudslinger Events, Oregon Trail Runs, AFRANA (Alliance for Recreation and Natural Areas), Marys Peak Alliance, South Benton County Alliance, and Heart of the Valley Astronomers.
Book your spot here.
Whether you decide to come for just the day-of events, or choose to partake in the complete overnight experience, click here to learn more and reserve your spot now.
See the Night Sky By Riverside…
When you join Cascadia Expeditions for a Stargazing River trip, you’ll feel as if you’re paddling down the Milky Way, but instead flowing along the gentle Willamette River under the overhead sea of stars.
With river guides to safely lead our way on the water, we will also have local astronomers from Heart of the Valley Astronomy to guide us through the sights and delights of the sky above. Stargazing is a great way to extend your summer adventuring and also take a moment to relax, pause and appreciate a moment of serene stillness amidst these busy days. You’ll connect to your surroundings and nature in a whole new way
An exciting evening out on the river should of course be accompanied by enjoyable beverages and treats to eat. As part of this particular adventure, for those that are 21 and older, we will provide tastings of local craft beer and wine, to make a relaxing night even more magical.
We hope you’ll join us for this brand new, one of a kind river experience! Click below to book now!