Candlelight Cave Tour - Not Available 2021

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve Tours

Cave Tours are closed due to COVID-19. Tours will start based on current Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as well as state and local public health authorities, and Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). We look forward to welcoming you back as soon as possible! Alternative ranger programs will be announced soon. Meanwhile, all surface areas are open for you to enjoy!

Experience Oregon Caves lit only by the flicker of candle lanterns on this adventurous ranger-guided cave tour! Discover what early explorers of the cave might have experienced as they traveled through the dark passages of the cave. Hear the stories of early exploration and marvel at the caves geology by the glow of your lantern. Children must be a minimum of 10 years of age and be accompanied by an adult for this tour. Available Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day at 6:00 - the last tour of the day. Call ahead or stop by the Illinois Valley Visitor Center in Cave Junction for same-day availability.

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