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    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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Operating Hours & Seasons

2014-Tentative-Cave-Tour-Calendar
2014 Operations Cave Tour Calendar
 

Visit Oregon Caves in 2014!
Tickets are sold only on the Monument and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cave tours last 90 minutes.

2014 Cave Tour Season
Download the 2014 Calendar

Spring* April 26 - May 23: 10 am - 4 pm

Summer
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May 24 - September 1: 9 am - 6 pm
CandlelightTours: 6:30 pm Fridays & Saturdays
Off-Trail Tours: June 2014 - September 2014. Reservations are required for the off-trail tour. Please e-mail the Off-Trail Coordinator for more information.

Fall*
September 2 - October 13: 9 am - 4 pm
Haunted Candlelight Tours: Offered throughout the month of October. Check back this autumn for details.

Winter
October 14 - November 2: 10 am - 4 pm

Caves tours are not offered from late fall to mid-spring. However, Oregon Caves National Monument is always open to visitors. Occasionally in winter, snow can temporarily close park roads until they are plowed.


*Please note that during the spring and fall seasons, tour schedules are subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen events.

**Wait times can reach up to two (or more) hours during the summer season. The busiest times are between 11 am & 3 pm. We encourage you to arrive 2 hours before your desired cave tour time.

 

Oregon Caves Visitors Center at the Monument

The Visitor Center is open whenever cave tours are offered. Hours are as follows:

  • Spring & Fall: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Summer: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Winter: Closed
 

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...