Western Screech Owl, Photo by Brian Davies

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Cascades Raptor Center

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.

Our Annual Benefit: Talons, Tastings and Tidbits 2018
SAVE THE DATE -- September 29th!


SUPERFANS, BIRDBRAINS or RAPTOR GROUPIES, do not despair! We 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). 


Plan Your Visit



Open for Visitors: Tuesday - Sunday           

Current Hours: April - October  10 AM -6 PM  
Winter Hours: (​November - March) 10 AM - 4 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 the exception, please see our policy for specifics.  
Click Here for Directions ~ Call 541-485-1320



What's Happening (see Calendar here)

Get your 1Pass now!

Cascades Raptor Center and Willamalane Park & Recreation District partner for 1Pass
May 28th-September 3rd

Willamalane Park and Recreation District LogoWillamalane's Summer 1Pass program provides youth (Ages 18 and under) unlimited entry (once per day) to Cascades Raptor Center this summer! Passes are $50 each and include admission to the Center plus a lot of other local venues. Passes are on sale now at the Bob Keefer Center, Splash! at  Lively Park, Willamalane Park Swim Center, LTD's Eugene Station and Eugene Rec pools. Kids must be present at the time of purchase. 1Pass is also good for unlimited rides on Lane Transit District buses. Passes are non-transferable.

First National Taphouse: Pints for a Cause Supports the Raptor Center

Friday, May 18th from 5:00pm to close
51 W. Broadway Ave., Eugene, OR

Proceeds from the sale of of Vagabond Attack Owl IPA & specially designed Attack Owl grOWLers will be donated to Cascades Raptor Center. Come enjoy a pint, take home a growler and satisfy your urge to do good for the birds!

Mother’s Day at the Raptor Center

On Sunday, May 14th at Cascades Raptor Center

Bring your Mum along with you to a visit with the birds at Cascades Raptor Center. She gets FREE admission, you get quality time with MOM!

We're open from 10:00-6:00.

Night at the Raptor Center

Friday, May 25th, 2018   6:00pm-9:00pm


Enjoy an evening at the Cascades Raptor Center!  Kit Lacy, Education Director and Owl Trainer Extraordinaire, leads us through a fun night of hoots and calls from the center’s owls. Non-alcoholic beverages are provided. Tickets are $60 each. Members registration is $50 each. Your support enables our avian ambassadors to educate thousands of people, young and old, on the importance of protecting wildlife and our natural world. Our food sponsor for the evening is Capella Market. Wine is being sponsored by King Estates.

REGISTER HERE or call 541-485-1320.

Hike, Sip and Stewardship: Earth Day with Iris Vineyards

April 22nd. 1:00-5:00pm
Iris Vineyards, 82110 Territorial Highway, Eugene, OR 
Cost = $15

Join Cascades Raptor Center at Iris Vineyards on Sunday, April 22nd for their annual Earth Day Celebration - Hike, Sip, and Stewardship.
Purchase your tickets here. Five dollars of your ticket price ($15) will be donated to Cascades Raptor Center. Your ticket includes a complimentary flight of their Chalice Estate wine, as well as an informational hike through the vineyard with Arpad, Iris' vineyard manager. The Cascades Raptor Center will hold a talk at 2:30, and we'll also be joined by Cascadia Wildlands, Hayworth Estate Vineyards, and we'll feature honey from Glory Bee. You'll also be entered into a drawing for free admission to the Cascade Raptor Center that will be announced during their presentation. Limited availability, so get your tickets today!

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: