Ohio Caverns

2210 E. SR 245
West Liberty, OH 43357- Map It
Phone: (937) 465-4017

AAA Editor Notes

Ohio Caverns is 4 mi. s.e. on SR 245. Discovered in 1897, the caves maintain a constant temperature of 54 degrees F. Vividly colored walls contrast with pure white stalactites and stalagmites. The guided 1-mile Natural Wonder Tour, which lasts 50-55 minutes, takes visitors through the caverns along electrically lighted passageways. On the .75-mile Historic Tour visitors take a shuttle bus to the original entrance where the cavern was first discovered and then are shown the parts of the cavern that were toured 1897-1925; the tour lasts about 45 minutes. The Limestone Tour is a 25-minute handicap-accessible, quarter-mile tour featuring the first part of the Natural Wonder tour. Above the site is a 35-acre park with a playground and opportunities for gem mining. Photography is permitted but video cameras are not allowed in the caverns. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Natural Wonder and Historic tours $17; $9 (ages 5-12). Limestone tour $12; $9 (ages 5-12).
Hours: Natural Wonder and Historic tours are given as needed daily 9-5, May-Sept.; 10-4, rest of year. Limestone Tour offered by appointment, May-Sept. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.