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 great place to bring friends and family.

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 parked vehicles. Service animals are the exception, please see our policy for specifics.

Click Here for Directions ~ Call 541-485-1320

What's Happening

Family Nature Discovery Day—Animal Hospital

Sunday, June 30th, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Come join us for the third in a series of Family Nature Discover Days. These family friendly events are focused on fun kids' activities. The theme is "Animal Hospital" where participants play like animal rehabilitators by rescuing injureds 'birds'. After rescue, birds are taken to the hospital and rehabilitated, ultimately being released as they heal. Prices are regular general admission, plus $2 activity fee for participating youth. Hike or bike to the Raptor Center and we'll waive the activity fee. Sponsored by Umpqua Bank. 

Capella Market holds BBQ and Ice Cream Social to benefit Cascades Raptor Center

Saturday, July 15th, 12:00-3:00pm 

Come join us at Capella Market for a BBQ and Ice Cream Social. Raptor Center Staff and volunteers will be hand for some fun raptor crafts, raffle items and more. Bring your appetite along -- all proceeds benefit the Raptors!

Capella Market is open from 8am to 10pm daily and is located at 25th and Willamette in Eugene, OR. 

Cornucopia Restaurant to benefit Cascades Raptor Center!

Tuesday, July 11th, 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Cornucopia's two Eugene restaurants will donate 20% of their sales for the day when you mention 'CASCADES RAPTOR CENTER". The benefit includes both their restaurants in Eugene on 295 W 17th Ave. and 207 E. 5th Ave. 

Family Nature Discovery Day—“The Art of Nature”

Sunday, June 25th, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Come join us for the second in a series of Family Nature Discover Days. These family friendly events are focused on fun kids' activities. The theme is "Art of Nature" where you can create sand-based ephemeral art using natural objects. Bring your cameras to record the lovely art you create!  Prices are regular general admission, plus $2 activity fee for participating youth. Hike or bike to the Raptor Center and we'll waive the activity fee. Sponsored by Mountain Rose Herbs. 

Let’s talk Raptors at Territorial Vineyards Tasting room

June 21st, Wednesday 5:00pm-7:00pm

Come join us for Happy Hour at Territorial Vineyards for a casual Q & A on Hawks and other Raptors! One dollar of every glass sold during happy hour is donated to Cascades Raptor Center. Snacks provided. 907 W 3rd Ave., Eugene, OR.

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: