The Temple of Oculus Anubis: Creepiest place in Oregon?

With Halloween just a few days away, I’ve been gearing up to try and find somewhere creepy enough in Oregon to blog about. I recently asked some friends on my personal page about places they knew of, when an old high school friend reached out and pointed me towards possibly the creepiest place I’ve ever seen in Oregon.

First and foremost, I’d like to let you know we are in no way encouraging anyone to trespass, as this is location is definitely private property.

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Upon following these links, I have found threads mostly from last year, with a lot of broken links to very puzzling images. Nobody seems to have a real answer as to what’s really going on here, but here is some of what I have found from various websites.




Hello /x/. I don’t post here really ever but I am here to seek knowledge or better understanding of what this place could be. I live in Oregon and this place is located in Damascus OR. The name of it is OCULUS ANUBIS. I am pretty sure it is a cult of some sort. I have seen online they have permits to build tunnels. A lot of the local kids around here and my friends go to the gate to take pictures but recently have been getting followed by a white SUV. The police have now stepped in.

The gate is at the end of the road.




From Reddit “I think I’m being followed and could really use some advice. Help me out, nosleep?” (read more of this story here):

There’s a street near my house that is all pretty eerie and I’m not sure what to make of it. I’m asking for help, or advice, to what this place could be, and what exactly my boyfriend and I could have potentially stumbled into.

For clarification, so that everything I know is out there for everyone to know, I’m going to give a little background information into this street, as well as what my boyfriend and I have experienced. It might be a little long but please stick with me – I truly need your help with this.

Near my house, maybe twenty minutes away, is this really bizarre street of houses. It’s off the beaten path, smack dab in the middle of an area full of little country houses and farmlands. You drive down a one-lane gravel road with houses (really nice houses, actually – two stories, big garages, big windows. You get the idea.) on either side of you until you arrive at this miniature cul de sac.

We jumped in our car, headed down, and took a look at the place. Everything was as described, well-lit, no radio, and everyone’s vans were in place. We drove down the gravel road and pulled up to the “Anubis House.”. As we drove in we saw the house on the left, the one that is constantly lit, full of people. The blinds in every room were drawn so I, as a nosy person, was able to look in at them.

Every single person in that house was standing still, staring straight out their windows at us. From every room. When we turned around they continued to stare, still motionless, until we drove away. It was creepy, but at the time I also found it to be pretty awesome.


I found this business listing to be very odd, with a link to their supposed site website A few facts from the site:

This listing is for Oculus’s Single Location in Damascus, OR. The company primarily operates in the Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers industry.

  • Oculus:

    • Was founded in 2009 and is privately held.
    • Has $260,000 in estimated annual revenue.
    • Employs 3 people.
    • Has 3 employees located here at the single location.


Some more strange photos:








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More interesting notes(from this link):

>some anon posted a thread about a temple of Oculus Anubis in the middle of a forest in Oregon
>hardly any info on the cult or religion.
>a voucher found for $2M for underground heated and vented tunnels
>all neighbors seem to have the last name neal somehow
>user named sarahlynn11 was brave enough to get close-up pics of part of the compound


POSSIBLE EXPLANATIONS (from same link as above):


>”Yeah /pol/ actually cracked the case yesterday, just some new age spiritualist that were using a church to dodge taxes. The “complex” is actually just a large botanical garden with caves that work like greenhouses.”

Anon from thread in March:


So there you have it. Underground tunnels? Maybe… What’s really going on at this unusual place? You’re guess is as good as mine. Could anyone reading this maybe shed some light on this bizarre place? I have never heard of it until recently, and as curious as I am I don’t think after finding this it’s anywhere I plan on seeing for myself in the near future. Let us know in the comments!

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  1. I went there today with my brother and tried buzzing the call box at the front gate but it doesnt seem to be hooked up. Creepy? I dont think so. White vans in neighboring driveways? Nope. The neighbor people we saw were just normal everyday oregonians living normal lives with normal houses. This person that wrote this conspiracy story i think was on meth and needed a nap and a sandwich. Come on people get real