Directions to Rocker 3 Ranch/Gateway Canyon Preserve Check-In
We are centrally located, and easy to find whether you’re traveling from Portland, Biggs/The Dalles or Bend.
10 NE Juniper Lane, Madras, OR 97741
From Portland (Hwy 26): traveling over Mt. Hood (Hwy 26); drive through Warm Springs towards Madras. After reaching the top of the grade, look for the 'To Gateway' sign and turn left onto Gumwood Ln. Follow Gumwood to the stop sign and turn left onto Columbia Dr. Follow Columbia to the stop sign and turn right onto Juniper Ln. Continue on Juniper for 2 miles, until you reach the driveway of Rocker 3 Ranch, which will be on the left. (Located at the intersection of Juniper Ln & Adams Dr-- Look for the crossbar with a hanging sign that reads 'Rocker 3 Ranch').
From Biggs/The Dalles (Hwy 97): after coming up the grade out of Willowdale and descending down the other side, turn right on Quaale Road – you will see a sign directing you to the Trout Creek Recreation Area and very near the 82 mile marker – follow this sign. At the power substation, turn right-- onto Emerson Dr, and follow this wide gravel road until you reach a paved road and a stop sign shortly after. At the stop sign turn right onto Gateway Ave and stay on that road all the way to the ranch. You will cross the railroad tracks in Gateway and come to a large grade shortly after-- ascend up the grade, and once you reach the top continue driving West on Juniper Ln for just over 1 mile until you reach the driveway of Rocker 3 Ranch, which will be on the right. (Located at the intersection of Juniper Ln & Adams Dr-- Look for the crossbar with a hanging sign that reads 'Rocker 3 Ranch').
From Bend (Hwy 97/26): follow Hwy 97 through Madras, follow the signage toward Highway 26/Mt. Hood, heading North. Approximately 1.5 miles north of Safeway in Madras, turn RIGHT onto Cherry Ln (there is a 'Plateau Travel Plaza' sign on the left side of the HWY, for reference). Continue on Cherry lane and take the sweeping left turn which will then turn into Adams Dr. Follow Adams until you reach the stop sign. At the stop sign, turn left onto Fir Ln and follow for less than 1/10 mile and take a right back onto N Adams Dr. Follow N Adams all the way to the stop sign. At the stop sign you will be facing the driveway for Rocker 3 Ranch-- you can't miss it!