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Oregon now has about 1000 caves so this will take some time to add all named caves. Check back later for updates.
Books for sale on Oregon caves. Central Oregon Caves, Lava River cave, NSS Guidebook 1982, An Illustrated Glossary Of Lava Tube Features. Check cave store list. Also greater details will be given in a new book "Caves of Oregon" for sale to Oregon Grotto paid members only.
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Another Roadside Attraction : (611-39) Lava tube cave. Aka: Cave No.1  (#3107); USFS 611-39.
One of the first discovered, and westernmost, of the segments of the Late for Lunch System, did not get a
proper name until 1992. It is about 55 feet long and attains an eight-foot ceiling just inside the entrance. The
entrance is a ruptured tumulus from which smaller lava tongues radiate downslope. Ceiling and walls are lined
with sharp, spiny, and granulated lava; small coralloids are locally abundant. A short extension has been dug in
dirt at the rear of the cave.
Angels Rest Caves: Length 350 feet. Several complex talus caves located in the broken slopes near Angels Rest in the Columbia River Gorge. Bats hybernate during the winter in them.
Arch Cave No.2
Lava tube cave. Aka: USFS 611-152.
Discovered by Forest Service employees Ric Carlson, Bill Engstler, and Jim Parker in the mid 1970's Was
recently named by Ric Carlson to associate with Toe Cave, in keeping with the 'foot parts' theme (#5875).
Ariel Lava Tube: Deschutes AKA Skeleton Cave #2.
Arnold Ice Cave , Deschutes. This cave was block by ice for years and in 2011 the ice started melting fast. See more in the history page.
A 1967 Trip report Sepeleograph Jan. 1986. Photo 2011 . Report Speleograph Vol. 22, page 81.
Arrowhead Cave: A Rockshelter in Rhyolite. Cave name after arrow head found in cave.
Cheeseburger Cave, Deschutes.
Short cave . Cave named because at time of discovery, one of those birds whose call has been commonly referred to as "Cheeseburger" was chirping nearby. Length of cave is probably 20 ft.
Charcoal Cave, Deschutes. 1928 Walter Perry discovered a large charcoal deposit in cave. Entrance about 50 feet wide. Passage only about 50 feet.
Charcoal Cave # 2: Deschutes.
Charlie The Cave,Deschutes. Name by it's 1967 Discover, 4 year old Mike Buisman. Gated for bats. Cave has nice cave features and upper level. Report Speleograph Vol. 22, page 80 plus map page 82.
Criss Cross Cave: (611-87) Small cave near Karen's cave.
Crossbill Ice Cave , restricted, Cool little cave about 300 feet long. Cave is nearly chocked closed with ice. You enter through ice squeeze and slide down 45 degree slop on rope. Most of the first half of the cave is all ice floor.
Davenport Cave, Deschutes. Story in Speleograph 370 page 3-4
Dead Coyote Cave: (611-32)
Deg Cave, Deschutes. Small cave in the Arnold System. About 400 feet long.
Report Speleograph Vol. 22, page 81.
Dendrite Cave: (611-77) Found by Dennis Glasby in the 1980's. Cave goes off in different directions.
Horse Cave #1: Part of the Horse Lave Tube System. Speleograph Vol. 22 page 18.
Horse Cave #2; Part of the Horse Lave Tube System. Speleograph Vol. 22 page 18.
Horse Lava Tube System: Near city of Bend. Great detail will be in "Caves of Oregon. Speleograph Vol. 22 page 18. "Some caves in the system "Young's cave," "Barlow cave," "Horse cave #1," Distillery cave," Lewis Farm," Hidden cave," "Roadside cave," "Horse cave #2," "Garbage #1," "Stepladder," "Stove," "Garbage #2," "Ratfalls," "Barbed Wire"
Hot Pants: (611-154) Named by Charlie Larson for hot battery in pocket.
Ignored Cave: (611-66) Cave discovered when road 4528 was built.
Independence Cave: (611-72) re-found on July 4th after being lost.
Lost and Found Cave:(611-79) Cave was discover by Kim Luper in the 1980's. Had a hard time locating it on another trip. Was going to be name "Moss Carpet" but I said that name was used and eventually "Lost and Found" Stuck due the the fact I found then lost it's location.
Lost Map: (611-68) Near Dead Coyote. Map was lost in cave and found a year later so cave was named Lost map.
Machine Gun Nest Cave. Near Youngs cave. WW 2 machine gun pits near by.
Magic Sand Cave: (611-44)
Malheur Cave: A Cave S.E. of Burns. Lots of cave is under water. More details in "Caves of Oregon"
Matz Caves: A 1967 Trip report Sepeleograph Jan. 1986.
Mausoleum, Deschutes. Story in Speleograph 370 page 3-4
Sawyers Caves, Linn County.
"Sawyers Cave” (actually a group of several caves) is located on many maps of the High Cascades and on most highway maps. Perhaps the most authoritative of these is the USGS topographic map entitled, "Three Fingered Jack," which shows the cave's location as near U.S. Highway 20 about 2.2 miles west of Santiam Junction. The actual location is about 1.8 miles west of the junction. Until recently there was parking space and a litter barrel. Recently, after a century of directed use of these caves, the Forest Service eliminated the parking area and set aside the largest cave for the exclusive use of a species of internant bats. Some spectacular ice forms in the caves every winter, but is not known to remain year around. There are many more small, so far unnamed caves in the area.
Too "Skinny" (611-40) names because almost too skinny to get into.
Top of The Rock: (611-129)
Triluk Fault South: (611-9) Fissure cave named by Ric Carlson
Triluk Fault North: (611-10)
Triple Pit Cave : (611-81) Discovered by Kim Luper late 1980's on an Oregon grotto trip. Cave has a small vertical entrance to small chamber, then bigger vertical drop to larger chamber with lots of bones from animal that had fallen in. The another small pit (no vertical on last pit needed) to a short passage. Small Skylight over 2nd pit.
Troll's Tunnel: (611-35)
Trout Creek Cave: AKA Scotts Creek Cave & Trout Creek Agate Cave.