Marys Peak Viewing/ Marys Peak Astronomy Experience


Total Solar Eclipse Viewing on Marys Peak

August 21st, 2017 6am until 12:00pm

Whats Included: Shuttles are full

  • Bus ride to and back for an exclusive viewing on top of the Highest Point in the Oregon Coast Range at 4097 ft on Marys Peak.
  • Custom T-shirt available if registered by August 7th, viewing glasses.
  • Food trucks available for purchase for delicious food, with water and easy access
  • Medical on site from Adventure Medics of Bend Oregon
  • Explore the Marys Peak area prior to the Eclipse
  • Meet local interpreters

Schedule of Events


Date: August 21st, 2017

Parking opens at 5:30 am hosted by Best in the West Events

Bus Departure Time: Starting at 6:30 until 7:30am last bus departure time

(We will not wait past 7:30)

(please wear your bracelet for bus admittance and pick up at the parking venue)

Bracelets will be mailed to you and you must have this bracelet 

Please bring your online conformation of purchase from imathlete

Shirt Pickup and gift bag pick up starting on the Peak when you arrive at Marys Peak

Bus departure Location: LINK

Sunrise 6:23 am

When arriving please enjoy the hiking trails and please explore the area. Some areas are sensitive by nature and will be indicated as such to preserve this natural resource. We are working with the Siuslaw National Forest to assist them anyway we can to preserve and protect while maintaining an enjoyable time for all participants and public visitors.

Arrive Marys Peak 7:15- 8:15am

  • The weather is cooler on top of Marys Peak so bring a lite jacket, and sunscreen. Only a small portion of the area is paved, so wear shoes that are comfortable and made for a short hike or dirt road/trails if you choose to go for a short hike to explore the Natural Area.



The Sun can cause permanent eye damage if proper eye protection is not utilized. We will be providing a pair of approved glasses to wear at all times viewing the Eclipse. The only time you do not have to wear protective glasses is when the Eclipse is in totality.

Start at 9:04

Totality from 10:17

End 11:37

Buses load with wrist bracelets at 11:45 am for a return trip with last bus leaving at 12:30pm.

Food trucks will be available for purchase with 10% of your purchases going to local non profit AFRANA. This group is critical to our natural area and we appreciate the work AFRANA and the Marys Peak Alliance provides.



Marys Peak Total Eclipse Astronomy Experience

Mary’s Peak

Astronomy experience August 20th and 21st, 2017

This is the ultimate way to experience the Total Eclipse. This amazing overnight experience looks out over starkly beautiful scenery and offers you a luxurious stay complete with farm-to-table meals, interactive astronomy tour, and premium viewing for the total eclipse event.


Sip a complementary glass of locally crafted wine or beer as you watch the sun sink over the Oregon coast range, followed by a uniquely Pacific Northwest Menu. Enjoy the amazing sunset view from Marys Peak (the highest peak in the Oregon coast range) as the sun sets on the Pacific Ocean. Feast on mouthwatering local dishes as you watch the stars light up the night sky. After dinner, your Oregon outdoor experience is enhanced with a star tour provided by expert astronomers (complete with telescope viewing). Our award-winning team will share with you details of the night sky that you never knew and prepare you for the ultimate viewing event for the Total Eclipse the following morning.

We’ll rise bright and early with locally roasted coffee and bakery treats, and enjoy a hearty farm-to-table breakfast before hiking up Marys Peak to our premium Total Eclipse viewing location to witness this once in a lifetime event. This is truly an experience that can’t be missed!


  • Fully guided, luxury camping experience
  • Locally grown, farm-to-table meals
  • Professional astronomer guides (telescopes & premium viewing location)
  • Celestial night sky tour
  • Premium access to viewing location
  • All transportation provided. (round trip from Corvallis)
  • Unique Pacific Northwest experience

Cost: $750 per person (all amenities, food, equipment, transport included.)


Contact Cascadia Expeditions 503-395-7122 email:

Schedule of Events

Sunday August 20th, 2017

Harris Bridge Vineyard Winery Tour

Our adventure begins with a ride out to Harris Bridge Vineyards for a relaxing wine tour along the Marys River.  Enjoy artisan wine tasting while we relax in the peaceful country setting and enjoy a delicious riverside lunch.  We’ll learn about local wine-making practices and stroll along the river and famous Harris covered bridge.

Complimentary tastings, light lunch and glass pour included.

Welcome in Corvallis 10am
Travel to Harris Bridge Winery 10:45
Harris Bridge Vineyards website:
Lunch at Harris Bridge Winery

Arrive Marys Peak by 3pm

Dinner 6:30pm

Astronomy Guest Speaker TBA


Monday August 21st, 2017

6:30am Lite Breakfast to include:

Private Viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse:

Start at 9:04

Totality from 10:17

End 11:37

Vans will leave Marys Peak starting at 12:15pm with final call at 12:45pm for a return trip to Corvallis by 1:30