Pacific Northwest Resources

Our membership continues to update this page with information on rockhounding, rock collecting, and rock and mineral research and guideline information in the Pacific Northwest, specifically Washington. Oregon, Idaho,Northern California, and British Columbia, Canada.

If you would like information on rock clubs in our area, please see our Rock Club list.

If you would like information on our events, field trips, and educational programs, please see our calendar and events category.

If you would like to see a non-profit, non-commercial site added to this list, or you find a link not working right, please contact us.

Publicly Accessible Rockhounding Sites



Obey The Rules

The Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club promotes legal rockhounding only. Please see the following as guidelines.

Museums, Parks, Educational Facilities, and Discovery Centers

If you will be rock hunting or collecting in any of these areas, or hiking and camping, please respect the rules for each public and private location.

Geology Maps

Geology Educational Materials and Resources

Geology and Rock Sites of Note