• Speleothems in Miller's Chapel.

    Oregon Caves

    National Monument Oregon

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  • Cave Tours Closed for Season

    Cave Tours are closed for the winter. Tours will resume April 26, 2014. All trails on the monument remain open.

  • Road Work

    Crews are removing brush along highway 46 beginning in the lower parking lot and moving down the highway. Work is scheduled to last until April 20, 2014; expect delays.

Cooperating Association

Oregon Caves Natural History Association (NHA)

The Crater Lake & Oregon Caves Natural History Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing educational and scientific activities within Oregon Caves National Monument and Crater Lake National Park.

The Crater Lake & Oregon Caves Natural History Association invests funds generated from sales of items purchased at our Monument Visitor Center directly back into the Monument, providing services such as publishing Monument-related books and maps, printing the Monument's rackcards, and purchasing equipment and materials for educational and scientific research programs.

You can become a member of the Association and learn more about the Monument's natural and cultural resources. Yearly memberships can be purchased at the Visitor Center on the Monument. Find out more by visiting www.craterlakeoregon.org.

 
Illinois Valley Community Development Organization
The Oregon Caves lodge is managed by a local nonprofit group, the Illinois Valley Community Development Organization. They strive to support the preservation of this unique environment while giving visitors the best in service and hospitality. They use revenues from the operation of the Chateau to write grants and assist with programs that benefit the local community. For more information, visit ivcdo.projecta.com.
 
Siskiyou Field Institute
The Siskiyou Field Institute deepens visitors' scientific understanding and intimate connection to the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion by providing educational programs and outdoor experiences to a school-aged children in conjunction with National Park Service Rangers. Visit thesfi.org for more information about Siskiyou Field Institute.

Did You Know?

A small cave located near the visitor center.

The marble rocks of Oregon Caves were once a tropical reef that was pushed under the continental edge to a depth of 12 miles and then uplifted to 4,000 feet above sea level.