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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)

Night at the Raptor Center

Friday, July 20th, 2018   6:00pm-9:00pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 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. Alcohol Sponsor TBA.

REGISTER HERE or call 541-485-1320.

Cornucopia Restaurant to benefit Cascades Raptor Center!

Tuesday, July 17th, 9:00am 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​.

Capella Market holds BBQ to benefit Cascades Raptor Center

Saturday, July 7th, 12:00-3:00pm 

Come join us at Capella Market for a BBQ. Raptor Center. Bring your appetite along -- all proceeds benefit the Raptors!
We will be grilling Oregon Country Beef hot dogs- for $5 you get a hot dog, chips, and a drink for $5.00.

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

Family Nature Discovery Day—ALL about OWLS!

Saturday July 7th, 11:00am-3:00pm. 

Our third Family Nature Discovery Day is "All About Owls", sponsored by Mountain Rose Herbs and KVAL13. Kids and their families can become scientists while dissecting owl pellets, learning about what and how owls eat. Afterward, kids will get in touch with their inner owl, creating pine cone owls to take home. While here, families can visit with over 40 permanent resident raptors. 

Cost is general admission plus $2 activity fee for participants. Ride your bike or hike the Ridgeline trail and your activity fee is waived!

Father’s Day—Bring your Dad for FREE

Sunday, June 17th at Cascades Raptor Center 

Bring Dad or Grandpa along with you to a visit with the birds at Cascades Raptor Center. He gets FREE admission, you get quality time with DAD! 

Regular Admission for all other Guests.

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: