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Hidden River Cave

Horse Cave, Kentucky - Caves, Lakes & Corvettes

119 E. Main St.
Horse Cave, KY 42749

On this mile-long trip, you will explore an underground stream, discover unique cave animals and trek through Hidden River Cave. Professional, well-trained guides take you 150 feet underground and off-trail on a first-hand look at cave ecology and karst hydrology. The tour features an underground stream, domed rooms, narrow passageways, cave formations, cave adapted animals (including crayfish and cave fish) and historical artifacts. The Adventure Tour includes strenuous hiking through muddy and wet cave passages, in addition to crawling, stooping and climbing over rocks. Adventure Tours are not recommended for anyone with claustrophobia, breathing or walking difficulties.Caving helmets and lights are provided. Participants must wear boots, gloves, warm clothing, and be prepared to get muddy. Youths must be at least 12 years of age; and adult must accompany 12 -18 year olds. Advanced reservations are required. 2-hour and 3-hours Adventure Tours available.
  • Hiking
  • Caving

If you’re looking for family adventures above and below ground, Hidden River Cave is the place for you! Come and zip across the cave’s scenic sinkhole entrance or rappel 75 feet from the surface to the mouth of the cave. Then, travel 150 feet underground to the river’s edge on either a 1-hour guided walking tour or a longer wild caving adventure tour. Create your own special memories and become a cave explorer for the day on Hidden River Cave’s adventure tour. Scramble along the upstream sections of the cave where you will get down and muddy! Duck walking and bear crawling are required! Discover amazing eyeless cave animals and beautiful cave formations along the way. This tour is ideal for school, scout, family, and church groups. For more information, see Combo packages that include the zipline, rappel and cave tour are available. For pricing and reservations, call 270.786.1466. Hidden River Cave is located at 119 East Main Street, Horse Cave, Kentucky, five minutes from I-65, Exit 58. Hidden River Cave: Where Your Caving Adventure Begins!