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Cascades Raptor Center

 Current hours: October - March  10 AM - 4 PM  
NEW Spring/Summer Hours: (​April-September) 10 AM - 6 PM

The Cascades Raptor Center has one of the largest collections of native raptor species in the Pacific Northwest. Visitors can view nearly 50 birds of prey in large outdoor aviaries. The Raptor Center is open to the public year-round and we schedule educational programs both onsite and offsite for students of all ages. If you are looking for things to do in Eugene, Oregon, the Raptor Center is a great place to bring friends and family. See our new video here.

Stay tuned for our Annual Benefit:
Talons, Tastings and Tidbits 2019

 

BOOK A GUIDED TOUR!

While regular admission provides a self-guided tour, we also offer Personal Tours or the Ultimate Raptor Experience. These must be scheduled in advance and are intended to be for small groups of people (1-4). Please fill out our online program request form here.

   
 
 

Plan Your Visit

Open for Visitors: Tuesday - Sunday  
 

Closed on Christmas

Current Hours:

 October - March  10 AM - 4 PM  
Spring/Summer Hours: (​April - September) 10 AM - 6 PM 
 

Admission Fees: Adults: $9 • Students/Seniors: $8 • Youth 2-12: $6  
FREE to Members 

Fees a stumbling block? Most Lane County libraries have free family passes worth $30 for low income families. 

Cascades Raptor Center is located at 32275 Fox Hollow Road, Eugene, OR 97405 on the side of Spencer Butte in south Eugene. Birds are on exhibit in large outdoor aviaries viewed by walking along winding hillside trails. These woodland gravel paths are steep in some locations and the site may be difficult for people with mobility challenges. No dogs are allowed onsite, including in parked vehicles. Service animals are not allowed in most guests areas, click here for more information on service animal policy .  
Click Here for Directions ~ Call 541-485-1320

What's Happening (see Calendar here)

Seasons Greetings

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Wishing you a wonderful winter season, filled with joy and warmth!

May the coming new year be everything you hope for.

The Raptor Center will be closed on December 25th.

Veteran’s Day 2018

Sunday, November 11th, 10:00-4:00

On this day ... and every day ...
We are grateful for our military personnel, past and present, and the families who support them.

All active and retired military personnel and their families attend for FREE! 

Family Nature Discovery Day—“International Vulture Awareness Day”

Saturday, September 1, 2018

In celebration of this international event, come enjoy vulture-themed activities for kids of all ages. Be sure to visit with Lethe and Kali, resident Turkey Vultures, currently the only species of vulture in the Pacific NW. (Do you know what species of vulture USED to be here and MIGHT get reintroduced? California Condors!)

Feel Good Friday at Alesong

Friday, August 31st, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Alesong Brewing & Blending (80848 Territorial Hwy., Eugene, OR 97405)

Alesong is hosting Cascades Raptor Center for Feel Good Friday! A portion of all proceeds that day will be donated to the Raptor Center, so come on out and have a beer! Marché will be vending on site selling wood-fired pizza and salad options from 4-8. Customers are also invited to bring their own picnics.

Sweet Cheeks Winery Fundraiser for Raptors

Twilight Tastings at Sweet Cheeks Winery and Vineyard
Friday, August 10th from 6:00-9:00pm., 27007 Briggs Hill Rd., Eugene, OR (541)349-9463

Join Cascades Raptor Center at Sweet Cheeks Winery and Vineyard. Sweet Cheeks is thrilled to host their annual fundraiser for Cascades Raptor Center to support the rehabilitation of birds of prey. Join us and learn more about these fascinating birds and watch a rehabilitated Northern Harrier be released over the vineyard! 

The event is free to attend and open to all ages. A portion of the evening's sales will be donated to Cascades Raptor Center.
Live Music : Monroe Street & Food Cart : The Dipper

   

Learn More About the Raptor Center

Through wildlife rehabilitation and public education, the Cascades Raptor Center fosters a connection between people and birds of prey. Our goal is to help the human part of the natural community learn to value, understand, and honor the role of wildlife in preserving the natural and cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest.

To accomplish this mission, the Raptor Center has two primary means: