Left Hand Tunnel Tour
Left Hand Tunnel
Moderately difficult. This is a historic candle-lit lantern tour through an undeveloped section of the cave on unpaved trails. The dirt trail winds over uneven surfaces with some steep slippery slopes. Careful footing is required to navigate on steep slippery slopes, around cavern pools and fragile formations. Not recommended for anyone who has difficulty seeing in dim light. Lanterns are provided. Sturdy closed-toed shoes or hiking boots required. For safety, sandals, flip flops, or similar are not permitted. No backpacks.
Reservations are required for the Left Hand Tunnel tour. To make reservations call 877-444-6777 or visit Recreation.gov.
Duration: 2 hours
When: See tour schedule chart for tours throughout the year.
Where: Tour departs from the visitor center theater. You will receive an orientation before you venture into the cave.
Age Limit: Minimum age is 6 years old. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Maximum Group Size: 10
Last updated: March 3, 2018