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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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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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A fine little cave and more

Last fall was my third visit to Oregon Caves. This time I did it right and basically budgeted a full day at this fine little national park. It is well worth the effort. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last fall was my third visit to Oregon Caves. This time I did it right and basically budgeted a full day at this fine little national park. It is well worth the effort. The cave itself is, of course, the reason there is a national park service unit here. It is not a particularly big cave, but it has a... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is worth the effort and the drive up from Cave Junction. The tour gets busy so get there as early as you can. A wonderful guided trip that you'll remember for a long time. Knowledgeable and friendly Rangers trek you through the caves for about an hour. Great memories.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our daughter and two granddaughters to see Oregon Caves this past summer. The two granddaughters were really captivated by the caves. The guide we had was superb. He took the time to talk about so much in the caves, history, and what we were viewing every step of the way. This tour is not for someone who doesn't... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

An interesting hike through the largest cave in Oregon. There are about 500 stairs on the 90 minute tour, so it is not for everyone. The cave is closed through the Winter.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great cave experience with small passages and huge caverns. But as far as caves go, it was pretty drab. Pretty much all grey.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

It's cold down there..but definitely a must see..great for children over the age of 10..and of course you stay in the Chateau..

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Crescent City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Don't miss the chance to take a 90 minute tour of the Oregon Caves--cheap at $10 per person (1/2 price for holders of the National Parks America the Beautiful Senior Pass). We were tired at the end of the tour, which requires some squatting to get through tight spaces and up and down steep steps. But we were soooo happy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We visited in the tail end of the season so only partook of the basic trip through the cave. Ranger Steven did a good job with our small group. Trail through the cave is well established and maintained, good lighting and access to the cave features. Came from the Redwoods just hours before, so the hiking trails in the monument... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Very cool.nice people,pretty area to spend the day.didnt go into the hotel or restaurant yet but will do that at a later date.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

For a people who once declared “We aren't cave people” we sure have seen a number of them and have enjoyed all of them. This cave adventure was no exception. It was a great tour. Every cave is a little different and the more caves we see the more we appreciate them. Cave tours reservations are made the day you... More 

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