• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Haunted Candlelight Tours

    Haunted Candlelight Tours Offered Sunday, October 26 through Friday, October 31, 2014. The tour begins at 4pm and are first come first serve. The tour is limited to 12 people per group. Last regular cave tour will be at 3pm.

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E-mails & Extensions

Chief of Interpretation e-mail George Herring or call (541) 592-2100 ext. 2225

Chief of Resource Management e-mail John Roth or call (541) 592-2100 ext. 2230

To schedule school groups and fee-waiver groups e-mail or call (541) 592-2100 ext. 2260

To schedule large groups (12 or more) call (541) 592-2100 ext. 2221

To schedule an off-trail tour (summers only) e-mail the Off-Trail Coordinator.


Visitor Center at the Monument
(541) 592-2100 ext. 2262

Park Headquarters
(541) 592-2100

(541) 592-3981

Mailing Address
19000 Caves Hwy
Cave Junction, OR 97523

the Chateau at the Oregon Caves
PO Box 1824
20000 Caves Hwy.
Cave Junction, OR 97523
(877) 245-9022

Illinois Valley Visitor Center
201 Caves Highway
Cave Junction, OR 97523
(541) 592-4076

Did You Know?

Scorpion under ultraviolet-DYK

Scorpions fluoresce or glow under ultraviolet (UV) black light. They can glow electric green or blue. Scorpions fluoresce because they contain a fluorescent protein in the upper layer of their exoskeleton. This layer is like your fingernail, but even more protective and tough. The special protein inside is thought by scientists to serve as an ultraviolet sensitivity mechanism, perhaps allowing the scorpion to avoid burning itself by staying exposed too long to damaging light levels.