• 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.

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Donating to Oregon Caves National Monument

Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support. 100% of your donations goes directly back to your National Monument.

We can accept direct donations and you can send it (check or money order) to the Monument at:
Attention: Oregon Caves Superintendent Vicki Snitzler
19000 Caves Hwy.
Cave Junction, OR 97523.

Where does your Donation Go?

Your contribution is used for Junior Ranger booklets, Resource Management projects, such as mapping and data collection of the Monument’s plants, cultural landmarks, and wildlife use pattern. The improved knowledge will help us to better manage this delicate system. Thank you for your generosity.

Special Ways to Donate Beyond Contributing to a Specific Fund

  • Memorial gifts for living or deceased family or friends
  • Wedding party favors or gifts
  • Christmas gifts

Did You Know?

A grylloblattid crawling over ice.

The grylloblattid, one of the half-dozen endemics found at Oregon Caves, contains anti-freeze properties in its blood to prevent freezing! Photo credit courtesy of Piotr Naskrecki.