Waiver is 5,400 feet. Launch times Saturday is from 8am to 10pm, Sunday 8am to 2pm. Public night launches available on Saturday. Launch fees for non-members and their families are $20 for the weekend for high power (H impulse and above), and $10 for the weekend for low power (A-G impulse). Directions. All launches at Sheridan are sanctioned under NAR.
Sheridan Launch Site
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:
From Hwy 99 West-Bound into Mcminnville, turn onto Hwy 18
About 10 minutes outside of McMinnville, there should be a “geological marker” large wooden sign on right side, there are signs about 500 feet before it.
Continue 3.3 miles from the marker to a left turn on Christensen Road. There will be a sweeping right turn, and Christensen Road is on the far left side of road, there is a sign that says “gun shop 3.4” If you pass a Dairy Queen, you’ve gone too far.
Follow Christensen for .8 miles, make a right turn onto SW Dejong Rd.
Stay on SW Dejong for 2.4 miles, should reach the town of Ballston and a stop sign. Continue going straight.
SW Dejong turns to gravel outside of the town. Make a right onto Ball rd, and another left on Dejong Rd. Turn left onto West Perrydale Rd.
You should be approaching a large grove of trees, and 2 large silos. Please look for flight line and signs as launch site varies each year slightly.
Please follow signs or directions, be gracious, and don’t speed, this is someone else’s land.