Oregon Caves Old Growth Trail

  • Icicles along the trail in Oregon Caves National Monument.
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Hiking

Dogs No

0.8 (miles)

 Very Easy

Loop

~200 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Oregon

Oregon Caves Old Growth Trail is a very easy kid friendly hike in Oregon Caves National Monument near Medford. This hike starts at the archway behind the Visitor Center. The monument says "this historic Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) trail climbs gradually among oak trees, over marble outcrops and through a grove of spectacular old growth trees. This is an ideal route to take from the Chateau to the main parking lot." There is no camping available inside Oregon Caves National Monument, but there are campgrounds nearby.

History

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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