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.
Teacher's Companion Guide to the Videos
The Teacher's Companion Guide to the Videos, 9000 KB, pdf file
The Teacher's Companion Guide to the Videos accompanies two 24-minute documentaries entitled The Marble Halls of Oregon: Exploring the Oregon Caves National Monument and Great Lodge at the Marble Halls of Oregon: The Chateau at the Oregon Caves.
The videos are intended to support teachers focused on bringing nature and history alive through the use of primary source documents, historical records, and hands-on activities for grades 3 through 8.
When finished with the videos and lesson plans, explore even further! Visit Oregon Caves virtual tour on-line at: www.gotouroregoncaves.com. This online adventure transports you to the marble world beneath the ancient forest for an interactive experience.
Did You Know?
The stream that comes out of the entrance of the cave is a tributary to a watershed that empties into the Pacific Ocean. There are no human-made obstructions that would prevent salmon migration, which makes this the only cave in the National Park Service with an unobstructed link to the ocean.