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Cascades Raptor Center
OPEN - Tuesday-Sunday - 10am-6pm

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.

Night at the Raptor Center is Back! 
Friday, June 7th, please see below for more details...

Annual Benefit:  Saturday, September 28th

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Cascades Raptor Center relies on an amazing group of volunteers for Animal Care & Greeter shifts. 
Learn more & apply here


While regular admission provides a self-guided tour, we also 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). Please fill out our online program request form here.


Plan Your Visit

Open for Visitors: Tuesday - Sunday  

Current Hours:
Spring/Summer Hours: (April - September) 10 AM - 6 PM 

October - 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 not allowed in most guests areas, click here for more information on service animal policy .  
Click Here for Directions ~ Call 541-485-1320

What's Happening (see Calendar here)

Mother’s Day at the Raptor Center

Sunday, May 12th from 10:00am-6:00pm

Bring your Mom along with you to a visit with the birds at Cascades Raptor Center. She gets FREE admission, you get quality time with MOM!

Night at the Raptor Center

Friday, June 7, 2019  6:00pm-9:00pm 

Are you looking for a Unique Experience for a Friday Night?

Enjoy an evening with Kit Lacy, Bird Curator, as she leads you through a fun night of hoots and calls from the owl ambassadors!

Wine Sponsor for June 7th is Oregon Wine Lab. 
Assorted appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages are provided. Tickets are $60 each for non-members. Member tickets are $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. 

REGISTER HERE for Night at the Raptor Center or call 541-485-1320.

Hot Mama’s Wings Fundraiser

Tuesday, May 14th 2019 11am-10pm

Hot Mama's Wings is generously donating 15% of your bill if you show this ad! Enjoy your meal, support the birds!

Family Nature Discovery Day—Birds in Springtime

Saturday, June 1st 2019 11am-3pm

Join us for this first of several Family Nature Discovery Days. The theme is "Birds In Springtime" - Join us in foraging for nest making materials and build your very own nest to take home!

Cost is regular admission + $2 = $8 per child

Sponsored by


Family Nature Discovery Day—ALL about OWLS!

Saturday, July 6th 2019 11am-3pm

Our second Family Nature Discovery Day is "All About Owls" -- 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 regular admission + $2 per participant = $8 per child

Sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited

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: