Places To Go
NPS Photo by Mike Landrum
Tour schedules very throughout the year. Please check the program schedule to see what tours are being offered at the time of your visit.
Natural Entrance Cave Tour
Fairgrounds Cave Tour
Garden of Eden Cave Tour
NPS Photo by Sheena Harper
Experience the cave by candlelight. This tour takes place in a less developed, unlighted part of the cave. Each participant will carry a candle bucket. Shoes with non-slip soles are required. No sandals! This tour is limited to 10 people and the minimum age is 8. This strenuous tour covers one mile of rugged trail and lasts 2 hours. Reservations are strongly recommended. Reservations may only be made in person or by telephone - (605) 745-4600.
Explore the cave away from the developed trails. On this 4-hour tour visitors will be introduced to basic, safe caving. Wear old clothes and gloves, as much of the trip will be crawling. Long pants, long sleeved shirts and sturdy, lace up boots or shoes with non-slip soles are required. The park provides hard hats, lights and kneepads. Please do not bring jewelry, watches and other valuables on the tour. This tour is limited to 10 people and the minimum age is 16. We require a signed consent form for those 17 and under. Reservations are required. Reservations may only be made in person or by telephone - (605) 745-4600.
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
Cave Tours for Visitors with Special Needs
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