Northern Lights, A Majestic Sight in Oregon Skies: Your Photos of the Rare Aurora Borealis

Beneath the enchanting canvas of Oregon's night skies, a mesmerizing spectacle emerged, captivating both the eyes and hearts of lucky onlookers. This article presents a vibrant gallery of the Aurora Borealis, featuring stunning photographs captured by the dedicated followers of That Oregon Life. The images transport viewers beyond the ordinary, showcasing the rare and magical display of northern lights—typically seen in far northern regions—dancing across Oregon's varied landscapes.

Each photograph in this collection encapsulates the ethereal beauty of the northern lights as they paint the heavens in surreal shades of green, purple, and pink. These moments, though fleeting, offer a vivid glimpse into the celestial dance that occasionally adorns our skies, turning the familiar into something truly extraordinary.

White River on the southeast side of Mount Hood, by Gary Randall

Mount Hood Northern Lights
Gary Randall

Northern Lights and Milky Way over Crater Lake, Oregon by Chaz Sand Photography

Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Oregon by A Different Angle Productions / Tommy Walker

Northern Lights over Crater Lake, Oregon by Jasman Lion Mander

Crown Point Vista House in Portland, Oregon by Eric Schoenbeck

Goodpasture Bridge on Mckenzie Hwy by Shawn Bennett

Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Oregon by Mike Peeples

Dufar, Oregon by Dotty Weber

Astoria, Oregon by Dennis E. Gillum