Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark is off US 18/151 on Cave of the Mounds Rd. This National Natural Landmark has theatrical lighting enhancing a variety of brilliantly colored stalactites, stalagmites and underground pools. A short film explains the history of the cave and its formation. Guided 1-hour tours follow concrete walkways through the cave, which maintains a uniform temperature of 50 F. The grounds also offer rock gardens, a gemstone mine, a fossil dig, hiking trails and picnic areas.
Food is available in summer.
Guided tours are available. Food is available.
Hours: Tours depart every 20 min. daily 9-6, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; on the hour Mon.-Fri. 10-4, every 30 min. Sat.-Sun. 9-5, day after Labor Day-Nov. 15 and Mar. 15-day before Memorial Day weekend; Mon.-Fri. at 11 and 2, Sat.-Sun. on the hour 10-4, rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.