Be prepared for the Annular Eclipse 2023

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Annular eclipse viewing

The upcoming annular eclipse on October 14 promises to be a captivating spectacle for residents of Klamath County and nearby regions. The peak of the eclipse will be 9:15am on Saturday morning and will last for approximately 4 minutes. Remember not to look directly at the sun without using the specially designed glasses for solar eclipse. While supplies last, glasses are available at the Two Rivers Art Gallery within the Chiloquin Community Center. Click here for more information how to safely view a solar eclipse.

Although the annular eclipse will bring an economic boost to Chiloquin and Klamath County, this will also bring extra traffic to our area along with higher demands on cell towers as well as potentially longer lines and wait times. 

Be Prepared:

  • Make sure your vehicles are filled up early in the week of October 14.
  • Stock up on medications, food, water, and other essentials.
  • Plan for any doctor visits prior to or after the week of October 14.
  • Be prepared to pay with cash that weekend as credit card and debit card purchases may be slowed down due to high cell tower and Internet usage.
  • Be prepared for high traffic on certain roads and highways, in particular Highways 97 and 62.

Eclipse 2023 Events:

  • Eclipse Fest 23 at Fort Klamath
  • Eclipse into Nature at the Running Y Resort
  • Solar Eclipse at Crater Lake
  • Eclipse Presentation @ Klamath County Museum. Wednesday, October 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Free and open to the public.
  • Star Party @ Spinks Community Park. Thursday, October 12, 7:30pm - 11pm. Free and open to the public.
  • Community Activities @ Chiloquin Community Center. Friday, October 13, 1pm - 6pm. Free and open to the public.
  • Eclipse Viewing Party @ Spinks Community Park. Saturday, October 14, 8am - 10am. Free and open to the public.
    • Start of Partial Eclipse (C1): 8:05:23am
    • Start of Annular Eclipse (C2): 9:17:30 am
    • Maximum of Annular Eclipse (MAX): 9:19:37 am
    • End of Annular Eclipse (C3): 9:21:44 am
    • End of partial eclipse (C4): 10:41:36 am


For the latest information, go to the Klamath Eclipse 2023 Facebook page and