• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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    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.

Tourist Attractions

rafting on the Rogue River

Rafting on the Rogue River

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There are a variety of tourist attractions which include: boat rides on the Rogue River, The "Oregon Vortex", the nationally recognized, Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Britt Music Festival, Jacksonville Historic Site, Wildlife Safari Animal Park as well as history and art museums.

Wineries

There are two wineries near Oregon Caves, Bridgeview Winery and Foris Winery, as well as several others in the Rogue Valley near Grants Pass.

Berries, Fruits, and Vegetables

This region is often referred to as the berry capital of Oregon with blackberries, raspberries, and huckleberries at the top of the list. Several fruit stands and farmers markets with locally grown produce can be found in the Caves Junction area throughout most of the summer. Tomatoes, corn, and potatoes are among the most common vegetables sold. Apples, pears, and cherries are the common fruit. The region is also gaining a reputation for growing grapes.

During the summer and fall, the city of Grants Pass has a Grower's Market with many local farmers selling organic produce and hand-crafted items.

 
Labor Day Parade, Cave Junction 2000

Labor Day Parade, Cave Junction 2000

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Local Events

Every second Friday of the month in the summer is Art Walk in Cave Junction and every first Friday is Art Walk in Grants Pass.

The valley hosts many local events during the summer.

June: Iron Horse, Shining Stars

July: Bluegrass Festival

August: Blackberry Festival

September: Labor Day Parade

 

Other Information

Did You Know?

From the vista on the Cliff Nature trail you can see the nation's largest serpentine rock outcrops in the distance.

The mountains surrounding Oregon Caves are composed of ocean crust including rocks uplifted directly from the mantle. These mantle rocks make up one of the largest serpentine rock outcrops in the nation.