Site Description: The Sheridan site is located about 45 miles SW of Portland, Oregon. OregonRocketry FAA waiver to launch to 5,400 feet AGL. Lodging is available nearby McMinnville. Toilet facilities and unimproved camping are available onsite.

Directions to Sheridan Launch Site:

  1. From Mcminnville go south on Hwy 99, 4 miles south of Amity turn right (west) at the McCoy/Lincoln Junction (blinking yellow light) onto Bethel Rd. From south of the launch site, take 99 north from Hwy 22 for 7.5 miles, to the same junction, turn left (west) onto Bethel Rd.
  2. In 2.5 miles, you will pass through the small community of Perrydale (Perrydale School on left), Continue straight (now on West Perrydale Rd.) out of town and begin to look for event signage.  Specific launch field location will vary from year to year but will be located anywhere from 1/2 mile west of Perrydale to almost 2 miles out West Perrydale Rd. Again, event signage will be posted on West Perrydale Rd. to guide you.  
  3. Please pay attention to the speed signs in Perrydale, the intersection is a 2-way stop and cross traffic can be a surprise.
  4. Once off-road in the launch field, please follow signs, be gracious, and don’t speed, this is someone else’s land.