• 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.

Park Statistics

Visitation at Oregon Caves 2001-2013

Annual Monument Visitation

Year Visitors

2001 87,175

2002 84,520

2003 94,745

2004 83,701

2005 83,811

2006 78,900

2007 76,966

2008 73,774

2009 88,496

2010 86,335

2011 76,194

2012 78,164

2013 72,717

For more complete statistics, visit irma.nps.gov/Stats/

Did You Know?

Horse riders rode about 12 miles to Cave Camp located next to the entrance of Oregon Caves.

Up until 1922 the only way to get to Oregon Caves was on a 12 mile trail from the town of Williams, Oregon. Once at Oregon Caves visitors explored the cave and spent the night at a camp outside the entrance to the cave.