Onondaga Cave

at Onondaga Cave State Park

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Hours

2016 Onondaga Cave tours 

  • Public tours are offered April 16 through Oct. 16 at scheduled times throughout the day, depending on the season and available staffing. 
  • At a minimum, tours are offered every two hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As the season progresses, scheduled tours increase to mostly every 45 minutes during the week and every half hour on the weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
  • School group tours can be scheduled in advance for visitis April 11 through Oct. 16.
  • Please call 573-245-6576 for a definitive tour time schedule.

2016 Cathedral Cave tours

  • Cathedral Cave will open for school group tours starting April 11 and public tours starting May 15.
  • Mid-May through mid-October: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m., Sunday
  • An additional tour time of 10 a.m. on Friday is offered from mid-June through mid-September.
  • Pay your tour fee at the visitor center; tour meets at the woodlot in the campground.
  • Tours may be available by special arrangement.  Please call 573-522-3760 to speak to the park naturalist for more information.
  • Click here for more information and the tour fees for Cathedral Cave.

Coordinates

38.061200, -91.227175

Park Hours

The park is open year-round for camping and day use.

Onondaga Cave hours

2016 Onondaga Cave tours 

  • Public tours are offered April 16 through Oct. 16 at scheduled times throughout the day, depending on the season and available staffing. 
  • At a minimum, tours are offered every two hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As the season progresses, scheduled tours increase to mostly every 45 minutes during the week and every half hour on the weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
  • School group tours can be scheduled in advance for visitis April 11 through Oct. 16.
  • Please call 573-245-6576 for a definitive tour time schedule.

2016 Cathedral Cave tours

  • Cathedral Cave will open for school group tours starting April 11 and public tours starting May 15.
  • Mid-May through mid-October: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m., Sunday
  • An additional tour time of 10 a.m. on Friday is offered from mid-June through mid-September.
  • Pay your tour fee at the visitor center; tour meets at the woodlot in the campground.
  • Tours may be available by special arrangement.  Please call 573-522-3760 to speak to the park naturalist for more information.
  • Click here for more information and the tour fees for Cathedral Cave.

Visitor Center hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • March - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday
  • April through October - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through February - Closed

Store hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • March - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday
  • April through October - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November - Open based on current staff availability. Please call ahead (573-522-9707) to check the hours.
  • December through February - Closed