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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: (November-March) 10 AM - 4 PM   
Spring 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

What's Happening


Opens Friday, December 9, 2016

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son for centuries.

Save your ticket stub from Eagle Huntress at the Bijou Art Cinemas and receive half off admission at the Raptor Center.

T-shirt fundraiser ends Monday, December 12 - Get your t-shirt today!

The number of sick and injured raptors is on the rise!

In response to this increase, our team of Avian Ambassadors have decided it is time for a RAPTOR REVOLUTION.

They are mobilizing to raise funds for our wildlife hospital AND to spread the word about the actions we can take to minimize our impact and support the incredible birds of prey with whom we share the world.

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The revolution needs you!


The Raptor Revolution has begun. Won’t you join us?

Amazon Gives to Raptor Center

Amazon Smile Holiday Shopping

We know many of you begin your holiday shopping today and if you shop at Amazon, please support the Raptor Center by clicking through smile.amazon.com.

Holiday shopping is easy with Amazon's Holiday Gift Guides at http://smile.amazon.com/gp/charity/homepage.html?orig=%2Fgp%2Fbrowse.html%3Fnode%3D12745394011&ein=93-1038827

Upcoming Events:

Fall/Winter hours: Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 am. to 4:00 pm.

Sunday, December 25 – Closed for holiday
Sunday, January 1 – OPEN
Monday, January 2 – OPEN 

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: