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Oregon Caves National Monument

19000 Caves Hwy, Cave Junction, OR 97523-9746
+1 541-592-2100
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Truly Spectacular

It sounds daunting for someone like me with problems walking but it was no problem. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lisa G
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Lanzhou, China
Great Stop!

Get there early if you want a cave tour. Totally worth the wait. Ranger staff kind and informative... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
crose159
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Anaheim, California
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The Oregon Caves is a place of adventure, wonder, and discovery. Join your guide and a small party of fellow cave explorers for a 90-minute tour. The route wends through narrow, twisting passages with ceilings as low as 45 inches! See strangely beautiful of stalactites, stalagmites, and other mysterious calcite flowstones as you bend and stoop through rocky passages. You will long remember your tour of the Oregon Caves. The route is moderately strenuous and not recommended for people with breathing, heart, knee or back issues. Children must be 42” tall or taller, no exceptions. The cave is 44 degrees year round. Dress warm. Tours are very popular in the summer. Arrive early to avoid long waits or closures. Reservations are available at Recreation.gov. Cave tours offered late March to early November. On the surface, explore the Oregon Caves Historic District, including the Oregon Caves Chateau, a National Historic Landmark. The Chateau offers lodging and dining, early March through early October. Trail heads in the historic district will lead hikers along paths through old growth Port Orford Cedar forests, scenic overlooks of the Siskiyou Mountains, and meadows filled with wildflowers.
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“low ceilings” (9 reviews)
“park service” (8 reviews)
“minute tour” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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19000 Caves Hwy, Cave Junction, OR 97523-9746
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It sounds daunting for someone like me with problems walking but it was no problem. There are plenty of stops along the tour and it is worth every effort to see the caves. My only complaint is I would have liked more time to explore...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Get there early if you want a cave tour. Totally worth the wait. Ranger staff kind and informative. Loved the Visitors Center and the courtyard!

Thank crose159
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had never been tunneled inside caves of this magnitude. Great fun adventure. Paid tours inside the caves of 90 minutes long are available. There are some free tours around the site which do not include the caves. The drive up the mountains to the...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Photos could never do this monument justice, it's something you'll really have to see in person. Our tour guide (Ranger Marcy) was extremely knowledgeable and fun throughout the entire tour. We learned so many things we never would have known, and got to examine the...More

Thank Erienne20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like nothing I had ever seen before! The cave tour is very informative and fun! The Ranger that took us on our tour had a lot of very interesting facts and made it fun for the kids! The road to get there is narrow and...More

Thank tango40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did both the Candlelight and General introductory Cave tour. Both are not only a great value but give 2 separate viewings of an incredible discovery from the 19th Century The Caves & the Chateau are worth the stop off the Redwood Hwy. 20 miles...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family enjoyed our guided tour at the Oregon Caves. A fun and interesting tour with lots of interaction with the guide. We would do it again....

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great day trip on our vacation. Lots of hiking. Plenty of staff to answer questions or give suggestions on other things you may want to do. The cave tour was incredible. Bring a jacket, but they have loners if you forget one,...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great guided tour through a long cave with ample lighting. The tour is about 90 minutes and I mention the lighting because it is well done to provide a perfect view of the cave features. The cave is a constant 44 degrees so even...More

Thank dssphenix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the regular tour ( 1 1/2 hours) and the night candlelight tour (about 45 minutes). Both are great and only $10. The night tour is only offered once per day and limited to 12 people so get your tickets in the morning.

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Lezlea H
1 July 2017|
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Response from Cameron B | Reviewed this property |
No. Unfortunately I did not see any ADA Compliance for that. Small passages prevent it.
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chickamu2014
14 March 2017|
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Response from George H | Property representative |
The drive up to the cave is winding and steep. There are few turnout to let cars pass by. It is not recommended for RVs over 20'.
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judyG618
28 September 2016|
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Response from 2Small-Town-Mom | Reviewed this property |
April is a great time to visit the caves. The temperature inside the cave is 44-degrees year round, so that would not make a difference. There may be a little snow still in the area, but should not be much. April is... More
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