Freyja, Peregrine Falcon, Photo by Jon C. Meyers

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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 great place to bring friends and family.


Plan Your Visit



Open for Visitors: Tuesday - Sunday
Summer Hours: (April - October) 10 AM - 6 PM
Admission Fees:
Adults: $8 • Students/Seniors: $7 • Youth 2-12: $5 • FREE to Members 
Admission fees a stumbling block? Most Lane County libraries have a free family pass you can check out.

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.

Click Here for Directions ~ Call 541-485-1320

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What's Happening

Family Nature Discovery Day

Wild Birds Unlimited and KVAL present: Birds in Springtime!

Bring the family and discover the wonder of and participate in an afternoon of nest building and egg decorating!

When: Sunday, May 29th, 2016 12:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Cascades Raptor Center

Cost: Members - $2 activity fee, Non-Members - General admission + $2. Ride your bike or hike the Ridgeline Trail your activity fee will be waived!

Bird Nerds 2016 Birdathon

MAY 14 - 12AM – MAY 15 - 12AM

The Bird Nerds at OSU will be hosting our first Birdathon this May. Join the competition to see the most species of birds in a day while raising money for the club and for charity! 25% of funds raised will be presented to the Cascades Raptor Center in Eugene, Oregon. The rest will go toward providing trips and events in the future. Win exclusive event swag and other bird-related prizes valued at over $55 per person!

*Event not at the Raptor Center*

Members Only Event

Breakfast with the Raptors

Members enjoy breakfast snacks and beverages while experiencing birds on the glove up close and personal. 

Saturday, April 23rd, 9 - 10am – Members Only

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, May 8 – Mother's Day – Bring your Mom and she gets in free!
Saturday, May 14 - The Bird Nerds at OSU - Birdathon (offsite)
Sunday, May 29 – Family Nature Discovery Day – Birds in the Springtime
Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day – Open for the holiday – 10 - 6pm


Calendar of Events and more details here.

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: