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2 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~75 (+)

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Cliff Nature Trail: Oregon Caves NM

Oregon by v8.6m

Activities & Features


Cliff Nature Trail is an easy kid friendly hike in Oregon Caves National Monument near Medford. To get to the trailhead follow the paved path past the cave entrance. The monument says "this is the most popular trail at the Monument passing over marble rock outcrops, through Douglas fir / Grand fir forest, and offering spectacular panoramas. The trail climbs up over part of the mountain the cave is located in. You will be rewarded in the middle of the hike with a great vista point where most of the monument valley can be seen. There are also interpretive panels along the trail to provide information about the surroundings." There is no camping available inside Oregon Caves National Monument, but there are campgrounds nearby.


President William Taft established Oregon Caves National Monument in 1909.

Red Tape

Entrance Free
Contact: Oregon Caves National Monument 19000 Caves Hwy Cave Junction, OR 97523

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