November 1 - Change in Hours of Operation and Tour Schedule
The visitor center will be open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (closed on weekends). Guided cave tours will only be available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays of each week. Tours will not be available on Mondays and Tuesdays. More »
Public Feedback Requested
Jewel Cave National Monument is requesting public feedback for the proposed fee increases of cave tour tickets in 2014. Visit the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website for more information or to provide comments. 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?
The largest room discovered in Jewel Cave is called the Big Duh. It measures 570 feet long, is 180 feet wide at its widest point, and is 30 feet tall.