Caves and Mines in Shreveport

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Francis National Forests
Blanchard Springs Caverns offers three tours. The Dripstone Trail winds through the magnificently decorated upper level. The longer, more strenuous Discovery Trail explores the middle level of the Caverns system. The Wild Cave Tour offers visitors an...
Mystic Caverns
(259 Miles)
Harrison
Come experience a Once-in-a-Lifetime caving adventure through two of Arkansas' most spectacular caves, Mystic Caverns and Crystal Dome Caverns, located in the heart of the Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas.
Reeds Spring
When Truman Powell first set eyes on this discovery, he declared it to be the most; amazing and uniquely decorated cave in America. There are thousands of naturally beautiful living crystal cave formations of many different kinds, colors, and text...
Marble Falls
Longhorn Cavern State Park features Longhorn Cavern, a Texas Hill Country wonder created over thousands of years by the dissolving and cutting action of water on the limestone bedrock of the area. Fossil remains show that many Ice Age animals once oc...
San Antonio
Natural Bridge Caverns is so much more than one of the most treasured natural attractions Texas has to offer. This beautiful and historical cavern system offers an experience that is high energy, educational, fun and family oriented. Whether you are ...
Boerne
Less than 12 miles from Boerne, in the heart of the scenic, rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country. Cave Without a Name is a natural, living cavern. Some say the most beautiful in Texas. The Cave is filled with spectacular formations of Stalact...
Cascade Caverns
(348 Miles)
Boerne
The cavern is a cool, living cavern with millions of glistening drops of pure water reluctantly falling on spectacular rock formations, a comfortable 68 degrees year round. Texas’ only cavern with a 100 foot waterfall! Wear comfortable walking s...
Camdenton
Local folklore tells the legend Centuries ago the Osage Indians discovered the pristine beauty that lies beneath Thunder Mountain. Local folklore tells of a legendary Indian wedding ceremony held in the cave in the early 1800s. Today this magnifi...
Freedom
Explore the unique, three quarter mile Alabaster Cave: the largest open gypsum cave in the world!
Meramec Caverns
(424 Miles)
Stanton
Beneath the fertile rolling hills of the Meramec Valley, lies a complex of mineral formations and color as rare and unique as they are beautiful. These jewels of nature which took thousands of years to grow, are preserved in the spectacular sights of...
Sonora
The Caverns of Sonora is recognized as the most beautiful cave in Texas and one of the most beautiful show caves in the world.
Hutchinson
Visitors to the salt museum will enjoy a trip 650 feet below ground where they will board a tram that takes them to over 100,000 square feet of galleries devoted to telling the story of salt from the earliest known use to the present day.
Bridgeport
For more than 10,000 years, Russell Cave was home to prehistoric peoples. Russell Cave provides clues to the daily lifeways of early North American inhabitants dating from 6500 B.C. to 1650 A.D. The cave shelter archaeological site contains the most ...
Lost River Cave
(514 Miles)
Bowling Green
Kentucky's ONLY Underground Boat Tour and the enchanting Butterfly Habitat await you at Lost River Cave. Daylight disappears from view as you board the boat on the river that Ripley's Believe It or Not claims is the shortest, deepest in the world.
Mark Twain Cave
(514 Miles)
Hannibal
Experienced guides will escort you on the 55 minute tour of Mark Twain Cave where the walkways are level and smooth and there are no steps. Because of the natural state of our cave (narrow passages, etc.) it is not wheelchair accessible.
Marianna
This is one of the few state parks with dry (air filled) caves and is the only Florida state park to offer cave tours to the public. The cave has dazzling formations of limestone stalactites, stalagmites, soda straws, flowstones, and draperies. Flori...
Diamond Caverns
(539 Miles)
Park City
Kentuckys finest cave since 1859 featuring thousands of naturally colorful formations throughout. Professionally guided tours daily. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Kentucky
Mammoth Cave
Mammoth Cave National Park preserves the cave system and a part of the Green River valley and hilly country of south central Kentucky. This is the world's longest cave system, with more than 365 miles explored. Early guide Stephen Bishop called the c...
Horse Cave
The American Cave Museum is a self-guided museum with two floors of exhibits dealing with caves, groundwater and pollution. Guided tours descend 150' underground. Hear the history of Hidden River Cave, why it was closed for 50 years and it's phenomen...
Mauckport
Beautiful historic guided cave tours set in a village which will take you back to the 1800s way of life.
Marengo
Take a leisurely tour through our spectacular Crystal Palace, pan for gemstones, twist and crawl through our cave simulator, or explore an undeveloped natural cave. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids ...
Bedford
Tour guides pilot custom tour boats along the course of a subterranean river for over a mile, pointing out native rare blind fish and crayfish in their natural setting and explaining the natural forces that are yet at work creating great chambers bel...
Carlsbad Caverns
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(610 Miles)
Carlsbad
As you pass through the Chihuahuan Desert and Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico and west Texasfilled with prickly pear, chollas, sotols and agavesyou might never guess there are more than 300 known caves beneath the surface. The park con...
Franklin
Open to the public, Gem mining, Gold Panning, Rock Shop and Jewlery Store. Home of the 1061 carat Sapphire featured in People Weekly, Disney Adventure and Rock and Gem Magazines. After mining, bring your rough stones in to our on-site professional j...
Crystal Lake Cave
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(706 Miles)
Dubuque
A living natural cave. You are invited to visit and witness the ongoing miracle that created this natural masterpiece of underground panorama. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Iowa
Spruce Pine
Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine is one of North Carolina's most enjoyable attractions! If you like gem mining...you'll LOVE Gem Mountain!
Arco
Explore a weird and scenic landscape guaranteed to get the kids' imaginations going, with extensive lava sculpted cave tours and surreal natural features above ground too.
Linville Caverns
(714 Miles)
Marion
Guided tours leave every 10 - 15 minutes & the tour lasts 30 - 40 minutes. Caverns temperature remains a constant 52 degrees.
Madrid
When you stroll up the tunnel from the Mine Shaft Tavern to the Old Coal Mine Museum you will step back into time... A time when the last train carrying Madrid coal left town and everything ground to a hasty halt. The few houses still occupied were e...
Manitou Springs
Our most popular Colorado Caves tour is an inspiring exploration into the surprising wonders of the underground. Marvel at geologic formations through raw passageways and across several caverns. Be awed with amazing historical tales and breathtaking ...
Niagara Cave
(765 Miles)
Harmony
Niagara Cave is one of the most fascinating and unique geological attractions in the Midwest. During the one-hour guided tour, visitors will witness a waterfall, nearly 60 feet high, stalactites both delicate and massive, calcite flowstone, fossils t...
Beckley
A unique underground coal mine tour, mine museum, coal camp, hands-on children’s exhibits, planetarium,pioneer village and two gift shops. Come experince history, science and art all in one affordable stop.
Lewisburg
Descend 120 feet below the Earth's surface into a vast wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Lost World Caverns, discovered in 1942, is a truly magical place for both young and old. Good idea if you're after fun places to go with kids in West Vi...
Silverton
The underground world of the hard rock miner is rarely seen by "outsiders." Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour, Silverton, Colorado Now you, too, can go "on shift" and see the earth from the inside out. A one hour guided tour takes you 1/3 mile into Galena...
Natural Bridge
Along with spectacular landscape, expect an entertaining tour through the caverns. On a 45 minute journey into the east coast's deepest commercial cavern, descend 34 stories into the earth, and learn how our striking underground world was carved and ...
Hot Springs
Wind Cave National Park offers a variety of wonderful opportunities to learn about the natural resources of the park for children. Ranger guided hikes, cave tours, or campfire programs provide interesting information about many different aspects of t...
Grand Caverns
(927 Miles)
Grottoes
Grand Caverns is a stately and powerful example of Nature's handiwork. Gigantic stalactites point down from above. Equally imposing stalagmites thrust upward from the caverns floor.
Rushmore Cave
(939 Miles)
Keystone
An ancient Black Hills' treasure, buried beneath the earth's surface is now yours to discover and explore, just a few miles east of Mount Rushmore. Here you will find beautiful Rushmore Cave, where winding passageways lead you 60 million years back i...
Quicksburg
See beautiful underground formations like the famous Breakfast Bacon once featured in National Geographic all in the only Virginia caverns with elevator service! Bonus attraction Main Street of Yesteryear features antique animated holiday window dis...
Rapid City
Come experience a world unlike any other. Let our knowledgeable and friendly guides lead you through subterranean, crystalline passages in the Paha Sapa limestone. Marvel at the world\\\'s most extensive display of dog-tooth spar crystal, some as lar...
Rapid City
Come discover the wonder of the glittering underground world and see its many fantastic animal formations. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in South Dakota
Rapid City
This historic old gold mine is the oldest gold mine open to the public in the Black Hills area. The easy walk along the rushing underground stream is a delightful experience for both young and old.
Luray Caverns
(955 Miles)
Luray
Contains a bey of stalactite and stalagmite formations. They are the largest caverns in the eastern USA. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Virginia
Coronado Cave
(967 Miles)
Hereford
Varied surface terrain and visitor centre plus Coronado Cave is 600 feet in length, 20 feet high and 70 feet wide.
Benson
It all began with a drop of water...A shallow inland sea covered this area 330 million years ago, now an adventurous family exploration plus high tech CavSim scoring game.
Deadwood
Step into the Black Hills best underground mine tour and return to a time when the powerful punch of a miner's pick and the roaring boom of another dynamite blast signaled the ongoing search for the richest veins of gold on Earth.
Vail
Large numbers of insect eating breeds of bats can be seen here in their natural habitat embarking at dusk of an evening and returning en masse at dawn.
Sonoita
Fragile and stunning environment with access by arrangement, with geo thermal subterranean lake.
Lockport
An exciting 70-minute guided tour through America's past. You will explore the historic Erie Canal Locks 67-71, constructed in 1838. You will also view ruins from an earlier industrial age, walk safely through a water tunnel that was blasted out of s...
American Fork
Timpanogos Cave National Monument sits high in the Wasatch Mountains. The cave system consists of three spectacularly decorated caverns. Helictites and anthodites are just a few of the many dazzling formations to be found in the many chambers. As vis...

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