Discovery Tour

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve Tours

NOTICE: The time on your ticket is your TOUR START time. You will receive a safety message at the Oregon Caves Visitor Center before joining your guide. Arriving early is recommended. Arriving late can result in denied cave entry. All ticket holders must be physically present at the OREGON CAVES VISITOR CENTER to check in. DO NOT check in at the Illinois Valley Visitor Center, which is located 60 minutes drive from the park boundary. 

All surface hiking trails and the Oregon Caves visitor center remain open.

Please call for the most up to date information.

(541) 592-2100 Oregon Caves Visitor Center

(541) 592-5125 Illinois Valley Visitor Center 

Same-day tickets are available for purchase at the Illinois Valley visitor center in Cave Junction or at the monument. Purchase tickets in Cave Junction to avoild long waits in Summer months. All members of your party must be physically present at the sales desk to purchase same-day tickets.

Explore and discover the marble halls of Oregon on this guided tour with a ranger of one of the most geologically complex and interesting caves in the country where you can discover the fascinating geology of the Siskiyou mountains from the inside out. You will also learn about ice-age fossils found in the cave, endemic lifeforms found within the cave that are found nowhere else, and more. Children must be at least 42 inches in height and accompanied by an adult to participate. Children cannot be carried and there are no childcare sevices avialable. This tour is available all season, from late March through early November.

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