Operating Hours & Seasons


Cave tours are closed for the winter. Tours will return in the spring. Date to be determined. All surface trails are open. Be prepared for winter conditions.

Visitor Centers:

The Illinois Valley Visitor Center is open five days per week through December 23, 2023. Closed December 24, 2023 through February 28, 2024. Open five days per week beginning February 29, 2024, Thursday through Monday. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Open seven days per week beginning March 11, 2024. 541-592-5125.
The Oregon Caves Visitor Center is closed for the winter. To speak with a park representative contact the Illinois Valley Visitor Center Thursday through Monday: 541-592-5125.

Children and Height Restrictions

For safety, children must be at least 42" (107cm) tall to take a tour. Infant carry packs and strollers are not permitted. Childcare is not available.

No Food at Park

The Oregon Caves Chateau is closed. No food except snacks are available at the park. Pack a lunch or plan on eating in town before coming to the park.

Important Bat Information

Save Our Bats! Help us protect bats. North America’s bats are under attack from White-nose Syndrome, a deadly bat disease. To prevent the spread, please do not bring clothes, (even washed clothes), shoes, or equipment used in any other cave, mine, or anything underground.

Last updated: November 14, 2023

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Mailing Address:

19000 Caves Hwy
Cave Junction, OR 97523


541 592-2100

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