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? Somehow there’s always a better story off the record. 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. It’s a fascinating look at the way life used to be.

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

Have you been to Pendleton Underground? We’d love to hear your first-hand experience of this fascinating underground town in the comments below.

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Address: Pendleton Underground Tours, 31 SW Emigrant Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801, USA
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Abandoned Places In Oregon

February 08, 2023

Where are there other abandoned places in Oregon?

After investigating this abandoned and interesting underground city, check out these other fascinating and abandoned ghost towns in Oregon.

  • Antelope
  • Ashwood
  • Boyd
  • Canyon City
  • Dufur
  • Millican
  • Mitchell
  • Shaniko
  • Sumpter
  • Whitney


Where are there haunted places in Oregon?

If you’re brave enough, or you’re a true paranormal investigator, check out these other eerie, haunted places in Oregon as well.

  • Oregon State Hospital
  • Siletz Bay Phantom Ship
  • Geiser Grand Hotel
  • Crater Lake
  • Helens, Oregon
  • Malheur Butte
  • Fort Stevens State Park
  • Hot Lake Springs
  • Shanghai Tunnels
  • Tryon Creek State Natural Area
  • Pittock Mansion in Portland