Operating Hours & Seasons

Tour Season
Cave tours will begin Saturday April 23rd, 2022, five days per week, Thursday through Monday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cave tours and the Oregon Caves Visitor Center located at the cave entrance will be closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays until further notice. Tickets will be limited and we do expect to sell out early in the day. We strongly recommend you stop at the Illinois Valley Visitor Center in Cave Junction to learn current tour availability and to buy tickets before you drive 45-minutes, one-way, to the park: 201 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, Oregon. 541-592-5125.

Summer hours for cave tour operations are yet to be determined.

Visitor Centers
The Oregon Caves Visitor Center at the cave entrance will be open 5-days per week, Thursday to Monday.

The Illinois Valley Visitor Center in Cave Junction is open Tuesday through Saturday, Closed Sunday and Monday. The center will be open 7-days per week beginning April 26th, 2022, through the end of season. We strongly recommend you stop at the Illinois Valley Visitor Center in Cave Junction, 201 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, Oregon, before you drive 45-minutes, one-way, to the park. 541-592-5125.

Ticket Sales
Same day first come, first served cave tours will be available for purchase at park visitor centers. Early sell outs and long waits are anticipated. We strongly recommend you stop at the Illinois Valley Visitor Center, 201 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, OR 97523, in Cave Junction before you drive 45-minutes, one-way, to the park: For up-to-date information, contact: 541-592-5125.

Reservations
Limited online reservations will be available for purchase on a weekly basis at www.recreation.gov.

COVID Safety
Tours size will follow current CDC guidance for Covid-19 based on the current level of cases in the area to protect staff and our visitors. Masks are currently optional for all participants inside all federal facilities, including the cave.

Children 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.

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 or mine.

Last updated: March 31, 2022

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19000 Caves Hwy
Cave Junction , OR 97523

Phone:

541 592-2100

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