• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Haunted Candlelight Tours

    Haunted Candlelight Tours Offered Sunday, October 26 through Friday, October 31, 2014. The tour begins at 4pm and are first come first serve. The tour is limited to 12 people per group. Last regular cave tour will be at 3pm.

Pets

Pets must always be leashed. Pets are allowed only on paved areas such as the cave trail exit, the Chalet breezeway, or the parking areas. Pets are not allowed in the cave. It is not recommended that you bring your pets. There is limited shade and there is no pet boarding service. If you do bring your pet to the Monument, one person must stay with the pet at all times.

What about service animals?

Service animals are not permitted in the cave for their protection, their owners' protection, and the protection of the cave. Please visit Accessibility for more information.

Boarding your Pet

  • Dr. Joe's Pet Hospital, 369 Caves Hwy., Cave Junction. 592-4589. Boards cats and only small dogs with health care issues.
  • Crossroads Animal Hospital, 421 Caves Hwy., Cave Junction. 592-3222. Boards all animals.
  • Big Spring Boarding Kennels, 32225 Redwood Hwy., O'Brien (Six miles south of Caves Hwy.) 596-2137.

Did You Know?

This snail was named after an employee of Oregon Cave, not because he was slow but because he wrote the technical description of the snail.

There is a snail that lives on the marble rock outcrops of Oregon Caves that has adapted to use the calcium from the rock to make its shell.