• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Road Work, Expect Delays

    ODOT will be preparing highway 46 for asphalt patching. Please use caution when traveling between the monument and Grayback Campground. Various work will be from continue until July 31, 2014.

  • Watch for Wildlife

    Please be on the lookout for fawns on the section of Caves Highway around Caves Campground! There is at least one very young one that is using the pavement as his transportation corridor.

Be A Junior Ranger

Earn your Junior Ranger badge!

Earn your Junior Ranger Badge!

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Will you Take the Junior Ranger Challenge?

Become a Junior Ranger and help the Park Rangers at Oregon Caves protect the plants, animals, rocks, and history of this special place.

How do you Earn your Badge?

1. Complete a Junior Ranger Booklet (all are Adobe Reader files)

2. Have a Park Ranger review your work
3. Complete the Junior Ranger pledge

What's Next?

As a Junior Ranger, you’ll have Park Ranger responsibilities of protecting and preserving parks and monuments which include:

  • Wearing your badge proudly. You've earned it!
  • Taking only memories and pictures.
  • Leaving behind only footprints.
  • Teaching others about the many things you've discovered at Oregon Caves.

We look forward to having you part of the team!

Looking for more Challenges?

If you are looking for more Junior Ranger adventures before or after you visit Oregon Caves, you can be a WebRanger.

Did You Know?

Debugged-DYK

Computer bugs, slang for something gone wrong in a program, are actually named for a real insect. In 1947, technicians working for computer scientist Grace Hopper found a moth inside her computer. The trapped moth was making the machine malfunction. Once removed, they reported that the computer was “debugged”. They taped it onto her notes with a little joke that is now part of our everyday language.