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Oregon Caves National Monument

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Address: 19000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, OR 97523
Phone Number: +1 541-592-2100
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Activities: Hiking
Description: The Oregon Caves is a place of adventure, wonder, and discovery. The...
The Oregon Caves is a place of adventure, wonder, and discovery. The experience of exploring the caves; twisting and winding passage is experience worth a visit in its own right. So too is the other-worldly beauty of stalactites, stalagmites, and other mysterious calcite flowstone formations within. Less obvious, the cave wends beneath the Siskiyou Mountains, offering an inside-out vantage of the most geologically complex region in North America. Hidden within too, these caverns shelter more indigenous (only found here) cave species known anywhere west of the Mississippi. Come feel the wonder of this underground treasure buried deep beneath the folds of southwest Oregon's Siskiyou Mountains.
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My Nephew's favorite part of vacation

Went because our nephew had never been in a cave. We both enjoyed it. I'm 61, and did a little huffing and puffing during the tour. But enjoyed it and glad I didn't take the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went because our nephew had never been in a cave. We both enjoyed it. I'm 61, and did a little huffing and puffing during the tour. But enjoyed it and glad I didn't take the early out exit. But it is nice they had that option, one person took it. It wasn't all that expensive. 10 and 7 dollars. Very... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It has been warm in the southern Willamette Valley lately and we have hit most of the big natural attractions within our valley. We decided to head out to a new location to explore and chose the Oregon Caves. It takes about 3 hours to reach from our home so we left early in the morning to get there by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I stopped here on a road trip and really loved it. The rangers were friendly, helpful and informative. The cave tour was beautiful. Nice visitor center and hiking trails. My daughter really enjoyed earning her jr ranger and jr cave scientist badges

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a rather plain cave compared to many others: Lehman, Blanchard, Jewel, etc. The walk through is rather strenuous climb of umpteen steps together with the usual stooping and sideling. Our volunteer guide did a good job. There is a bail out exit about 1/3 of the way through for those who have already had their limit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is such a hidden treat in Oregon. I was here two years ago with kids and we decided to comeback with my husband and kids this year. Cave tour is fun and educational. Each tour is different depending on the tour guide, but thoroughly enjoyed this year's tour and the one last time. Do wear good shoes and warm... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I went on the cave excursion with my 10 year old daughter....we both LOVED our time in the cave! It goes by fast and don't let the 500 stair stuff scare you! It's up and down but not difficult at all. So fun and educational!! A must do for sure!!

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Elma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Love visiting the cave and the ranger leading our group was knowledgeable and had a great personality. The groups are small, 15 people total and that added to the fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We made a day trip from Ashland to see the caves. Although this is a remote and out of the way destination we were glad we made the trip. While it was 100 degree in Ashland today it is always a comfortable 44 degree inside the cave. We took the 90 minute guided tour so cannot comment on the longer... More 

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Freeland, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good cave experience. Over an hour of caving on the full trip. Tight quarters but great guides keep you moving safely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

That would have helped, but it mattered little. This is a wonderful site that should not be missed. It is full of unexpected natural wonders inside, well scoped out and guided by talented Park employees who obviously love what they do. The lodge was just closed but obviously only enhances the experience giving us another excuse to return.

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Address: 19000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, OR 97523
Phone Number: +1 541-592-2100
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Cave Junction

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