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Cascades Raptor Center
OPEN - Tuesday-Sunday - 10am-6pm
on September 2nd (10-6)


Be Aware - Road construction detour on Fox Hollow from Sept. 9th - 28th!
​Detour will reroute to Willamette St. around Spencer's Butte.

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.

Annual Benefit: Talons, Tastings and Tidbits
Saturday, September 28th from 6:00-10:00pm

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 

We are OPEN for LABOR DAY, September 2nd (10-6)

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)

Public House - Pint Night for the Raptors

Thursday, September 5, 2018  --  5:00pm - 8:00pm  --  Public House (418 A St., Springfield, OR 97477)
Come join us in support of the raptors!  $1 of every pint sold throughout the day will be donated to the Cascades Raptor Center!

Family Nature Discovery Day—“International Vulture Awareness Day”

Saturday, September 7, 2019

In celebration of this international event, come enjoy vulture-themed activities for kids of all ages. Be sure to visit with Lethe and Kali, resident Turkey Vultures, currently the only species of vulture in the Pacific NW. (Do you know what species of vulture USED to be here and MIGHT get reintroduced? California Condors!)

Night at the Raptor Center

Friday, September 13th, 2019  6pm-9pm 

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 September 13th is Brandborg Vineyard and Winery. 
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.

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: