Operating Hours & Seasons

Visit Oregon Caves!
Click here to make cave tour reservations. Cave tours last 90 minutes.

Cave Tour Season
Winter Tours closed until March 24, 2017:
Tours Closed. (Surface hiking trails open)

Spring* March 25, 2017 to May 4, 2017:
Tours offered Thursday – Monday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday).

No cave tours offered Tuesday and Wednesday through May 4, 2017.

May May 5, 2017 to May 26, 2017:
Tours offered daily, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Summer** May 27, 2017 to September 4, 2017:
Tours offered daily, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Fall* September 5, 2017 to November 5, 2017:
Tours offered daily, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Winter 2017 November 6, 2017 to March 23, 2018:
Tours Closed. (Surface hiking trails open)

Caves tours are not offered from late fall to mid-spring. However, Oregon Caves National Monument trails are always open to visitors. Occasionally in winter, snow can temporarily close park roads until they are plowed.

*Please note that during the spring and fall seasons, tour schedules are subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen events.

**Wait times can reach up to two (or more) hours during the summer season. The busiest times are between 11 am & 3 pm. We encourage you to arrive 2 hours before your desired cave tour time.


Oregon Caves Visitors Center at the Monument

The Visitor Center is open whenever cave tours are offered. Hours are as follows:

  • Summer: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sept. 6 - Oct. 10: 8:30am to 4:00pm
  • Oct. 11 - Nov. 6: 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • Winter: Closed

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

19000 Caves Hwy
Cave Junction, , OR 97523


(541) 592-2100
General park information.

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