Caution - Roadwork on Highway 16 - Expect Delays
Construction projects both along highway 16 and the Jewel Cave parking lot are planned during this spring season. The visitor center will be open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and closed on weekends through April. No reservations for cave tours. More »
National Park Service Units Within Driving Distance
34.6 miles, approximately 45 minutes driving time
35.1 miles, approximately 1 hour driving time
98.7 miles, approximately 2 hours driving time
99.7 miles, approximately 2 hours 30 minutes driving time
115.9 miles, approximately 3 hours 15 minutes driving time
127.4 miles, approximately 2 hours 45 minutes driving time
138.5 miles, approximately 4 hours 45 minutes driving time
170.1 miles, approximately 4 hours driving time
Did You Know?
From the elevator entrance, it takes over 11 hours for explorers to reach unexplored sections at the end of Jewel Cave. Some survey trips require cavers to remain underground for up to 4 days.