Plan Your Visit
Are you dreaming of an Oregon Caves adventure?We want to help you plan your visit!
Get ready for stalactites and stalagmites. Springtails and Harvestmen. Forests and lakes. Historic District and Pleistocene fossils. Oregon Caves offers countless opportunities for discovery and we hope you will have fun, make lifelong memories, and develop a deep connection to this special place. Looking for a Discovery Cave Tour, Off-Trail Adventure Tour, or Candlelight Tour.
Where to begin?
"Never attempt to go through the caves without a competent guide as there a thousand places in which to get lost." Vic Smith, a guard appointed to the Caves, 1911.
Take a 90 minute, ranger-guided tour through a marble cave. Learn and discover how the geology, fossils, cave life, bats, watershed, old-growth forest, and human history make Oregon Caves significant. Make your reservation here. Children must be at least 42 inches (107 cm) tall.Moderately Strenuous
The cave is not recommended for people with heart, breathing, balance, or walking problems. The tour has 500 steps (most are steep and uneven) with a climb of 230 feet (70 m). The lowest passageway is 45 inches (about 1 m) high.
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What to Bring
Off-Trail Adventure Tour (summer schedule-partial)
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An Introduction to Caving
Fees and Cancellations
Help Protect Our Bats!
Preview the Off-Trail Adventure
Experience this 60 minute cave tour lit only by candlelight! See what early explorers of the cave might have seen as they went from room to room with a candle. Open to ages 8 and over. The tour is moderately strenuous and is not recommended for people with a history of heart, breathing, balance, or walking problems.