AAA Editor Notes
Smoke Hole Caverns is 8 mi. s.w. on SR 28/55. Knowledgeable guides lead visitors along an intricate system of walkways to observe the various wonders within the caverns, which include helictites, stalagmites and stalactites. Unusual formations include one of the world's longest ribbon stalactites and an underground lake and stream. Features pointed out along the tour include the Artesian Spring, Rainbow Falls, Flowstone Dome and the Crystal Cave Coral Pool, filled with trout.
The caverns were reportedly used by Native Americans to smoke meat and by enterprising settlers to make moonshine. A 19th-century still is displayed. A wildlife museum is on the grounds. The caverns maintain a constant temperature of 56 F.
Picnicking is permitted.