• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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Old Growth Trail

The old growth trail.

The old growth trail.

Old Growth Trail Map, 292 KB pdf file

Distance: 0.8 mile (1.3 km) loop
Duration: allow 30 to 45 minutes
Elevation Gain: 200 feet (60 m) above Chateau
Trailhead: archway behind the Visitor Center

This historic Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) trail climbs gradually among oak trees, over marble outcrops and through a grove of spectacular old growth trees. This is an ideal route to take from the Chateau to the main parking lot.

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Did You Know?

The vista from Mount Elijah looks to the Red Buttes wilderness, Mount Shasta and other scenic vistas.

One of the most spectacular vistas near Oregon Caves is located on Mount Elijah. The hike is strenuous if you start at the monument but the staff at the Visitor Center can direct you to another, less strenuous trail to the mountain.