Operating Hours & Seasons

2016 Cave Tour Schedule
2016 Cave Tour Schedule

Visit Oregon Caves!
Click here to make cave tour reservations. Cave tours last 90 minutes. *Last minute tickets are available at the Visitor Center -first come, first served*

Cave Tour Season

Spring* March 19 - May 27: 10 am - 4 pm
No cave tours offered Tuesday and Wednesday through May 5, 2016.

May 28 - September 5: 9 am - 6 pm
Candlelight Tours: 6:00 pm Daily
Off-Trail Tours: Reservations are required. Click here for reservations and availability.

September 8 - October 12: 9 am - 4 pm
Discovery Cave Tours: 9am - 3:30pm

Candlelight Tour: 4pm Daily

Haunted Candlelight Tours: Offered in October. Check here for details.

Late Fall
October 11 - November 6: 10 am - 4 pm

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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