There’s An Abandoned Underground City Hiding In Oregon And You’ll Want To Visit

Have you ever wondered about the “underground” history of Oregon that you don’t typically find in textbooks? There are a few places still left in Oregon that bring that history to life—and one of them is the world-famous Pendleton Underground.

Hiding beneath the streets of downtown Pendleton is a secret district that has been around for more than 100 years. Today, you can take a tour of the abandoned underground city that will make you feel like you’ve been transported to the past.

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To take a tour, you must first make a reservation. The office is located at 31 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, Oregon. It’s open from 10am to 5pm everyday except Sundays and Tuesdays. Find out more on the Pendleton Underground Tours website or by calling (541) 276-0730.

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