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Lost River Caverns

Guided walking tour of an underground wonderland in natural limestone caverns, museum, gem panning, nature trail, picnicking, gifts, open all year.

Venture into an underground wonderland! Your guided tour will travel the paved and lit passageways of a natural limestone cavern and highlight crystal formations in each of the five picturesque chambers. One of the chambers, the Crystal Chapel, was the site of over 100 weddings. A special feature of your visit is the mysterious Lost River with its crystal clear water that flows through a portion of the cavern ... s. Our gift shop offers unique gifts, souvenirs, rocks, minerals, lapidary tools and jewelry making supplies. Also available: the Gilman Museum containing rare fossils, unique minerals, gems stones, interesting antiquities, curiosities, and paleoanthropological items; indoor jungle garden; wooded nature trail; gem panning; and picnic grove with covered pavilion. The Caverns are open daily, all year 9 AM to 5 PM. Extended summer hours: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day 9 AM to 6 PM. Closed only on New Year’s Day, Easter Morning, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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