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Explore the Colorful Ohio Caverns

Ohio Caverns

Known as “America’s most colorful caverns,” Ohio Caverns is the largest in the state, featuring stunning passages ranging from 30 to 103 feet deep. This underground wonder is a must-see 

Privately owned, Ohio Caverns is meticulously maintained to protect its delicate environment. The goal is to keep it one of Ohio’s premier natural attractions for future generations to enjoy.

Caverns Opened Year Round

Ohio Caverns, an all-weather marvel, invites you to explore its wonders any time of the year. Each guided tour is a breeze, lasting about an hour, and perfect for all ages. With a constant 54-degree temperature, the caverns provide a refreshing escape from the heat. Enjoy fascinating educational tours that showcase the breathtaking underground beauty. Photography is welcome!

Natural Wonder Tour

The Natural Wonder Tour begins with a scenic path that leads into the cavern through a sinkhole entrance, formed over thousands of years through a natural geological process. This tour explores an area discovered in the 1920s, with guides explaining the fascinating geology and formations of the cavern. The tour exits into a small building at the park’s south end and lasts about 50 minutes.

Tours Daily

  • May 1 through September 30 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) – Tours start every 10-15 minutes during the busy season. Arrive early to avoid waits.

Winter Tour

Experience a unique tour available October 1 through April 30 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). This tour includes highlights from the Natural Wonder and Historic Tours, plus a section not seen during the summer.

Historic Tour

Revisit the past with the Historic Tour, exploring parts of the caverns seen by visitors from 1897-1925. Begin with a shuttle ride to the original entrance, descend into the cavern, and exit into the Visitor Center. This 50-minute tour is rich in history and adventure.

Limestone Tour

The Limestone Tour caters to guests with limited mobility. It follows the same path as the Natural Wonder Tour but on a shorter loop inside the cavern. Guides provide history and geology and then escort guests back up the path. This tour is wheelchair accessible and requires reservations.

Tour Availability

  • May 1 through September 30 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Family-Friendly Park and Amenities

Above the caverns, a 35-acre park features a playground, picnic shelters, picnic areas, EV charging stations, and restrooms. The Visitor’s Center houses a rock and gift shop with souvenirs, clothing, unique gifts, rocks, minerals, and fossils.

Plan your visit to Ohio Caverns today. Experience the wonder and beauty of this unique natural attraction! For more caves around Ohio, check out 14 Caves in Ohio You’ll Want to Explore

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