• 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?

Pileated Woodpecker

The Pileated Woodpecker is the largest North American woodpecker. Funny, mischief making cartoon character Woody Woodpecker, was inspired by this bird. Other birds need this species for survival. They will use the holes or cavities the Pileated drills as nests, winter shelter, and a way to get at food inside trees that is otherwise hidden.