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Be sure and take the guided ranger tour into the cave. One of the few marble caves in the country... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boise, Idaho
Beautiful hike!

These are the most extensive and beautiful caves I have visited! No need for a flashlight because... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bend, Oregon
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“low ceilings”(11 reviews)
“minute tour”(16 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
19000 Caves Hwy, Cave Junction, OR 97523-9746
+1 541-592-2100
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 28, 2009

As lifelong Oregonians, we should have gone to the Oregon Caves years ago. They are a hidden gem in Oregon. The road up is not as bad as many people have commented; we had an SUV and had no trouble. The only thing I did...More

8  Thank happyvalleymom
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

I absolutely love touring caves as they fascinate me and everyone is different in some way. However, Oregon Caves seem to me to be an accident waiting to happen. They are a strenuous cave to visit with 500 steps, something that would not usually concern...More

5  Thank travelgirl2082
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure and take the guided ranger tour into the cave. One of the few marble caves in the country. I have toured almost of the caves in the national park system, and this one was a real surprise. The visitor's center is great and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These are the most extensive and beautiful caves I have visited! No need for a flashlight because they are already lit up. The trail is nicely paved with hand rails and stairs. That being said, it is a pretty extensive and somewhat strenuous hike. Many...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This national monument is very interesting. The tour takes about 2 hours and it is time well spent. The caves are cold even in the summer so be sure to wear warm clothing. In addition, if you have any issues with claustrophobia, you might want...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We have toured Carlsbad Caverns and the Lewis and Clark Caverns. I feel like Oregon Caves held it's own and was also different enough for us to still feel like this was a new experience. This one had sounds of water as well as views...More

Thank JandMH
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I really enjoyed our trip to the Oregon Caves; they were really cold inside, maybe you should consider bring gloves if you go, but be sure to bring a warm jacket (and we went when it was about 100° outside!). We had a nice tour,...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I rated this average because it was nothing special. We took the "candlelight tour", and while that did give the tour a little more pizzaz - it was just average. Our tour guide, while friendly and competent, had to act in a very odd cosplay...More

Thank TheLucky44
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Adventurous 1 and 1/2 hour scientific cave tour. Learn about cave life and the formation of this historic place. A must to see!

Thank CynthiaOregon1
Reviewed September 3, 2018

The cave tour was wonderful. Our guide was Ranger Neil, and he made an already great experience even better. He was funny, knowledgeable, and an absolute joy . He explained things in ways that were easy to understand. I enjoyed listening to him as much...More

2  Thank theodddogout
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We were driving between I-5 and the coast and detoured a bit to visit the caves. Everyone in the family (ages adult down to 10) enjoyed our tour, which lasted about 90 minutes and required about a mile of walking, including stairs, through the cave....More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The cave is a neat experience to walk through. You should consider buying your tickets before you go.

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July 24, 2018|
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Response from 416kathyh | Reviewed this property |
They always reserve a portion of cave tour for walk-in visitors. You may have to wait but you should not have a problem getting on a cave tour.
July 24, 2018|
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Response from noelj166 | Reviewed this property |
I would expect that after Labor Day, it would be very quiet and very pleasant. If you are staying overnight, please try to stay at the Lodge as it is quite unique.
Lezlea H
July 1, 2017|
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Response from amysG8179GO | Reviewed this property |
The cave itself is only accessible in the first room. The rest is not accessible. In this room you can see marble on the ceiling and go in with a wheelchair. The visitor's center is not ADA accessible. The put a fold up... More