Cave tour tickets
When you purchase your tickets on recreation.gov, the time options listed will be for your hike time, which is the time you should pick up your tickets at the visitor center. Plan on 3-4 hours from that time, round trip.
Educational Fee Waiver Application Form
Educational Fee Waiver Application and Required Forms
Our educational fee waiver process has changed. Applications for fee waivers can be made using the following Google docs link. Following submission, your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted.
The application for fee waivers will be open Nov 5 - Dec 20.
Note: If unsafe conditions occur due to storms, rock fall danger, or other hazards, the National Park Service may close the trail and the caves. We will gladly present programs to your class in the visitor center or make every effort to reschedule.
Did You Know?
Cave Draperies, or Cave Bacon, form as calcite rich water trickles down an inclined bedrock surface. Over thousands of years a thin line of calcite builds up along the wall as water follows this same path over and over. These formations appear in caves in all different shapes, sizes and colors.