• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Road Work, Expect Delays

    ODOT will be preparing highway 46 for asphalt patching. Please use caution when traveling between the monument and Grayback Campground. Various work will be from continue until July 31, 2014.

  • Watch for Wildlife

    Please be on the lookout for fawns on the section of Caves Highway around Caves Campground! There is at least one very young one that is using the pavement as his transportation corridor.

Things To Do

  • Tour a marble cave (There are no self-guided tours).
  • Stay or tour through a National Historic Landmark, Oregon Caves Chateau.
  • Discover four enjoyable hiking trails that meander through the ancient forests on the Monument.
  • Participate in Ranger Programs and understand more about wildlife and plants on the Monument. Find out more at the Bi-Monthly Site Bulletins.
  • Earn a Junior Ranger Badge and help protect and preserve the Monument.

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.