• 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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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?

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.