Indiana May 26, 2018
The Cave Trail In Indiana That Proves The Midwest Is More Amazing Than You Thought
Adventure awaits in Southern Indiana along the most amazing cave trail in the Midwest. Comprising of four different caverns, this epic journey will make you feel like Indiana Jones.
Nature loving Hoosiers need to add this one to the bucket list ASAP. Scroll on for more details.
Next time you have a nice free weekend, take a trip to Southern Indiana for an amazing cave trail that is like nothing you'd expect to find in the Midwest.
Pick up an Indiana Cave Trail Passport at any of these four caves and have it validated with admission to each cave. Once you finish, you'll get a special surprise...
Though you can start at either end - those coming from the northern portion of the state may find it easiest to begin with Bluespring Caverns Park in Bedford.
Guests take a one-hour boat through these dark caverns where blind fish and bats live. This natural wonder is one of the most unique attractions in the whole state.
This cave is open mid-March through October and is located at 1459 Blue Springs Cavern Rd., Bedford, IN 47421. During the season, it is typically open from 9 a.m. until 4 or 5 p.m. Admission for adults is $18 while children between ages 3 and 15 may enter for just $10. Find out more information on the Bluespring Caverns Park website
The second spot you'll head to is Marengo Cave in the town of Marengo.
This awesome place has been in operation since 1883 and is more than just a cave tour.
In addition to walking tours, guests can also participate in gemstone mining, canoeing adventures, cave explorations, and more. The longest trail takes about an hour to complete.
Visitors pay between $10 and $20 per trail. The best deal is to get both for $28 ($16 for children age 16 and under). Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and it is located at 400 East State Rd. 64, Marengo, IN 47140. Click
to learn more.
Next up: Indiana Caverns, the longest cave in the state.
This wonderful place in Corydon offers walking tours with a boat ride, gemstone mining, historic wonders, and much more.
Each tour lasts an hour and a half. Visitors travel 110 feet underground to marvel at waterfalls, gigantic boulders, and fossils of ancient species.
The cost for adults is $21 and $11.50 for children between the ages of 4 and 12. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and this third leg of the trail is located at 1267 Green Acres Dr. SW, Corydon, IN 47112. For more information on the Indiana Caverns website
Squire Boone Caverns, the final cave on this trail is lesser-known, but perhaps more amazing than any other.
It features rushing streams, waterfalls, bridges, and a 73-step spiral staircase.
Visitors walk less than a half mile through a cool natural ecosystem that exists underground. There's also a rock shop and a restored mill from the 1800s to educate and entertain.
Visitors pay $19 ($18 for seniors) though children may enter for $10.50. Tours are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. most days. You can check the schedule on the Squire Boone Caverns website
for further details.
When you fill up your Indiana Cave Trail Passport, you’ll receive an Indiana Cave Trail t-shirt! Learn more about this fabulous adventure
If you’ve ever taken the Indiana cave trail, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences with us in the comments below! Don’t forget to share photos from your adventures on our
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