• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Cave Creek Campground Closed

    Cave Creek campground located at Mile Marker 16 is currently closed due to hazard trees.

Junior Ranger Trail Buttons

Collect all four Junior Ranger trail buttons!

Collect all four Junior Ranger trail buttons!

You can earn Junior Ranger trail buttons upon completion of activity sheets while hiking any one of the trails on the Monument. You can download and print these trail button activities sheets too so you are prepared before you come!

Hiking Trails

Find out more about the hiking trails on the Monument.

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.