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
*Please note that we will be closed over the July 4th weekend for saftey and fire prevention work
Admission Fees: Adults: $8 • Students/Seniors: $7 • Youth 2-12: $5 • FREE to Members 
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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 parked vehicles. Service animals are the exception, please see our policy for specifics.

Click Here for Directions ~ Call 541-485-1320

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Family Nature Discovery Day

Passion Flower Design and KVAL present: Art in Nature!

Bring the family and create original pieces of art (including fairy cottages!) using a picture frame, some sand and provided natural objects such as bark, leaves, rocks, seed pods, shells and more!

When: Sunday, June 26th, 2016 12:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Cascades Raptor Center

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

July 2nd, 3rd, and 4th safety closure

For reasons of safety and fire prevention, a number of dead Douglas-fir trees will be removed over the 4th of July weekend.

Due to the hazard of tree removal, we will be closed to the public from Saturday, July 2nd through Monday, July 4th. Birds will be kept safe and moved out of their avaries during the tree work.

We appreciate your understanding as we take these measures to make our site as safe as possible for visitors, staff, volunteers, and of course all our feathered friends. Thank you! 

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, June 26 – Family Nature Discovery Day – The Art of Nature – Sponsored by Passion Flower Design
Saturday - Monday, July 2 - 4 – Closed for Safety and Fire Prevention Work

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: