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    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.

Registration Materials for Classroom Visits & Field Trips

In order to serve your class, we need you to complete the registration and the fee waiver forms. You can type directly into the forms or print the forms out and write on them. After you complete the forms, you can email it as an attachment, fax to (541) 592-3981, or mail them to Oregon Caves NM, Attention: Education Program 19000 Caves Hwy, Cave Junction, OR 97523.

Required Forms and Documents Needed for the Education/Fee Waiver Program

Your packet should contain:

  1. Registration Form*--- pdf
  2. Fee Waiver Application Form**---pdf ¦ doc
  3. Proof that your group is an educational organization, such as a letter of accreditation or an educational tax exemption letter
  4. A statement indicating how visiting the Oregon Caves fits into your lesson plan that includes national, state, or district standards

Academic fee waiver requests must be received at least two weeks before field trips and cannot be granted on-the-spot. We cannot guarantee any group a place in the education program until all paperwork had been received and approved. Staff will communicate via email to confirm when fee waivers are granted.

In order to be approved for a fee waiver you must qualify. Fee waivers are directed at educational institutions who are visiting Oregon Caves to enhance their state standards. Find out more information about the Fee Waiver Program.

Required Documents to Distribute to your group for Field Trips:

Did You Know?

Smile spelunker! Experience the wonder of exploring the wild areas of Oregon Caves National Monument on the off-trail caving tour.

Oregon Caves offers a physically and mentally challenging off-trail cave tour where you learn caving techniques, etiquette, and conservation while slithering through concealed parts of the caves. Reservations are required and is a tour only offered during the summer months. More...