• 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?

Jaguar skull from Oregon Caves National Monument.

The most complete jaguar fossil in the United States was discovered inside Oregon Caves in 1995 by crews who were working on a map of the cave.