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 free family passes 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. 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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What's Happening

Family Nature Discovery Day

Springfield Utility Board and KVAL present: Migration Station

Bring the family and migrate around the Raptor Center while learning about the amazing journeys made by migrating birds! 

When: Sunday, September 25th, 2016 12:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Cascades Raptor Center

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

Paul Bannick Talk and Book Launch

Book Launch
OWL: A Year in The Lives of North American Owls
By Paul Bannick 

Paul Bannick is an award-winning wildlife photographer specializing in the natural history of North America with a focus on birds and habitat. Coupling his love of the outdoors with his skill as a photographer, he creates images that foster the intimacy between viewer and subject, inspiring education and conservation. 

Co-sponsored by Cascades Raptor Center, Lane County Audubon Society, UO's Environmental Studies Program and the Environmental and Natural Resources Center at UO Law School.  

WHEN: Tuesday, October 25th at 7:30 pm

WHERE: University of Oregon (Williamette 100); UO campus map or printable pdf map.

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, September 25 – Family Nature Discovery Day – Migration Station 
Tuesday, October 25th – Paul Bannick Book Launch – 7:30 pm

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: