Community members gathered at Petersen Rock Garden on Sunday to help get the beloved Central Oregon roadside attraction ready for its long-anticipated reopening over Memorial Day weekend.

To the screeching din of the resident peacocks and the sound of children at play, volunteers weeded, gathered debris and otherwise prepared the rock garden — now renamed the World Famous Petersen Rock Garden and Museum and Peacock Sanctuary — for its reopening to the public on Friday.


Andy Ross, left, hauls yard debris as volunteers pull weeds around the attractions in an effort to get Petersen Rock Garden ready for its reopening over the Memorial Day weekend. 


Craig Fox helps coordinate volunteer efforts to clean up the grounds and get Petersen Rock Garden ready for its reopening over the Memorial Day weekend.  

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Joe Siess is a GA reporter for the Bulletin. Joe previously reported for the Klamath Falls Herald and News and the Malheur Enterprise. He was born and raised in the Kansas City area, and holds a master's in journalism from the University of Missouri.

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I will be there on friday morning

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