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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

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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The cave is an otherworldly experience led by knowledgeable guides. It is a long walk but easily manageable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cave is an otherworldly experience led by knowledgeable guides. It is a long walk but easily manageable.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved going through the caves. It was so beautiful and educating. Defiantly need to reserve your tour time on the internet if you can. Price is reasonable. There are a few very tight places to go through so if you are extremely over weight you might have a challenge. I have moderate knee and back problems and made it... More 

Thank pepper186
Conway, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Their website doesn't make it obvious that you to MUST have a reservation if you want a chance of going without waiting forever nor did they have a sign before you drive the "17.5 miles" up which takes about an hour due to it being such a slow winding road. We got there and were told there was a 2.5... More 

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Peoples Republic of PDX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took the 90 minutes tour. Make sure you are mobile. This is not good for fat people who are out of shape. Fat people should take the very shortest tour.

Thank PDXConservative
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great visit and experience here with our friends. Highly recommended place to visit. The milkshakes at the restaurant too are the best!

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Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cave was pretty cool, all the things you expect to find in a cave, except bats lol. I enjoyed the cave history while my children enjoyed the cave formations.

Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the 19 mile switchback road to an awesome tour! We made reservations online for $10 a person but you an pay when you arrive as well. There are so many restrictions now!!! No flashlights! In a cave? I guess all the dumb dumb really found a way to mess up the ability to bring a flashlight Ina cave... More 

Thank MrandMrsGoodtimes
Menard, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 10 mile, 45 minute drive through the forest on the twisty, curvy, narrow road is half the fun! To see the cave itself you must go on a ranger led tour. I recommend going on the website & buying tickets ahead of time. Wonderful 1 1/2 hour cave tour - beautiful formations.

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Fairfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went here for our anniversary. It was really great! I suggest bringing a sweater because it's a constant 44' inside, also bring good shoes. You need to arrive 30 mins early as well to check in or they will sell your ticket to people waiting that didn't order online. When you leave the cave, I recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Make sure you arrive 30 minutes prior to reservation or they sell your tickets. Took longer than expected to get up mountain. There's a cute 50's soda shop at the top with food & tasty desserts. The guides talk A LOT, much too long for us!! It takes 1 hr 45 min but it's probably only... More 

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