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. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.