Operating Hours & Seasons

Cave tours are available late March through early November. Surface areas are open year around. Tour schedules subject to change due to unforeseen events.

Reservations are available up to one day in advance at
Recreation.gov. Daily tickets are available at the Oregon Caves Visitor Center at the park. Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, same day tickets are available In Cave Junction at the Illinois Valley Visitor Center.

We recommend checking on current tour waits and times available by stopping first at the Illinois Valley Visitor Center in Cave Junction. During summer months, purchasing your same day tickets first at the Illinois Valley Visitor Center will save you time.

Oregon Caves Chalet (Visitor Center)
Oregon Caves Visitor Center


2020 Oregon Caves Visitor Center / Cave Tour Ticketing Hours:

March 21, 2020 to April 27, 2020
Thursday thru Monday (No tours Tues/Wed),
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
April 28, 2020 to May 23, 2020
Daily: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
May 24, 2020 to September 7, 2020
Daily: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
September 8, 2020 – November 1, 2020
Daily: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
No Cave Tours from November 2, 2020
to early spring 2021

Last updated: February 24, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

19000 Caves Hwy
Cave Junction, OR 97523


(541) 592-2100

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