Eclipse Parking Available
at Madras High School
$150 RV parking (accepting reservations for RV spots only)
Good for up to 3 nights (Sat-Mon) Single night stay or day use (Monday) is same price.
$40 Overnight (Sunday night only) passenger vehicle parking (no tent camping)
$20 Day use parking per passenger vehicle (Monday Only)
Saturday: 9:00am – noon and 6:00pm-10:00pm (RV Check-in only)
Monday: 4:00am – until full
Madras High School is centrally located for all eclipse related activities in Madras and hosts more than 500 passenger vehicle and 30 RV parking spots (12’x40’).
Solarfest shuttle buses will have a stop located outside the Madras Performing Arts Center adjacent to the stadium. Grab the shuttle up to Solar Town for unobstructed views. Take the shuttle to the Solarfest Festival Grounds for live entertainment, eclipse educational presentations, and various food and beverage vendors. Many downtown restaurants and businesses are within walking distance of the school campus or take the shuttle into town.
Madras High School is conveniently located three blocks east of highway 97 and has several lots to accommodate your parking needs.
Madras High School Stadium Hosts the Lowell Observatory 2017 Solar Eclipse Experience
This event is an opportunity for members of the public and students to safely experience the rare occurrence of being in the path of totality for a solar eclipse. Viewers in Madras, OR can expect to see over 2 minutes of totality. Attendees will enjoy: solar glasses with safe viewing instructions, expert viewing announcements, hourly astronomy talks by Lowell Observatory renowned astronomers, a Sunday evening Star Party, live broadcast by the Science Channel from the football field, telescopes, food, refreshments, and various science-centric exhibition and vendor booths. NASA is scheduled to conduct experiments on the MHS campus as well.