• 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.

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Friends of the Oregon Caves and the Chateau

Friends of the Oregon Caves and Chateau

Friends of the Oregon Caves and Chateau

The Friends of the Oregon Caves and Chateau is a non-profit organization cooperating with the National Park Service in the preservation, stewardship, and improvement of cultural and natural resources of Oregon Caves National Monument.

The group was formed in 2008, and its first project is to restore the Oregon Caves Chateau, one of the three Great Lodges of Oregon. Find out more about the Friends of the Oregon Caves and Chateau.

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.