Ohio Caverns

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2210 East State Route 245, West Liberty, OH, USA
www.ohiocaverns.com - 937-465-4017

Ohio Caverns West Liberty Reviews

mahoney mahoney
26 reviews
Sep 16, 2006
What do you do when it is a beautiful weekend during September in Ohio? Go underground of course!Emilia and I visited the Ohio Caverns near West Liberty, Ohio recently. Ohio Caverns is the largest and most beautiful of all Ohio Caves. Its exquisite crystal-white stalactite and stalagmite formations are nowhere to be found in greater profusion of artistic settings. The diversity of formations and unexcelled coloring are all the more interesting because the formations are still in the process of development.The caverns are located near the highest point in Ohio. The rolling hills (we Ohioans call these mountains) provides a nice scenic drive through Logan County. The 35 acre park above the caverns is well kept and in constant demand for weddings and corporate retreats. Shelter houses and picnic tables are available. There was a wedding going on while we were taking the tour, and it was well attended. The Historic Tour is only available for groups of 10 or more, is a little longer but not as beautiful as the Regular Tour. A souvenir and gift shop is located within the entrance building. The staff is very knowledgeable and available to answer any questions you may have.Ohio Caverns is open year round, while only closing 2 days, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. They provide 2 tours, the Regular Tour, which is the most beautiful and the Historic Tour which is the original tour begun in 1897. The Regular Tour runs about 45 minutes long and takes you through the most colorful part of the cavern system.Regardless of the weather conditions above ground, the temperature of the Ohio Caverns remains a constant 54° F. (12.2° C.) throughout the year. The air inside the Caverns is always fresh and invigorating. The tour route through the Caverns is level concrete path which will allow you to enjoy the natural beauties of the Cavern safely and conveniently.Still photography is allowed, and encouraged. Tripods are not allowed in the cavern, however I was able to bring my monopod, after being instructed not to carry it horizontally, but to keep it pointing in front of me. Don't want to damage those million year old stalactites! Videotaping is not permitted.Rates:Regular Tour:Adult: $10.50Child 5-12 years $5.50Child 4 & under No ChargeHistoric Tour:Adult: $16.50Child 5-12 years $10.00Child 4 & under No ChargeOur tour group was small, less than 10 people. This allowed everyone to hear the guide very well and to ask any questions they may have had. Emilia kept pointing out that everything looked liked food: chocolate, coffee, icing, brown sugar, etc. Everybody was hungry after the 45 minute tour.
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adamy323 says:
Beautiful Pics! Thanks for all the wonderful info! I'll have to go there sometime.
Posted on: Aug 14, 2007
Amanda says:
I love good caves!! Thanks for the heads up!!
Posted on: Sep 18, 2006
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