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DeSoto Caverns

Opens in 29 min: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Awesome Cave Your

The cave tour was very cool. It was well worth the price of admission. The other attractions are... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2007
Gonzales, LA

Great fun. Inexpensive. Caverns Tour is a must.

Reviewed 9 June 2007
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Desoto Caverns Family Fun Park , one of Alabama's magnificent natural wonders, rests in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Desoto Caverns was the first officially recorded cave of record in 1796, with a main room 12 stories high and 100...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
5181 Desoto Caverns Pkwy, Childersburg, AL 35044-5663
+1 256-378-7252
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Reviewed 5 August 2007

The cave tour was very cool. It was well worth the price of admission. The other attractions are probably great for kids, but seemed a bit hokey. If you head this way, stop and eat at Richey's BBQ in Harpersville, AL. It is about 5...More

1  Thank BGuidry
Reviewed 9 June 2007

Great fun. Inexpensive. Caverns Tour is a must.

1  Thank LAYoung
Reviewed 13 July 2005

I go every year to the indian festival at Desoto Caverns. There are lots of little rides for the children, great food, and indian craft booths, and the caverns gift shop is also nice. The indian dances are very moving as well as entertaining. The...More

2  Thank Escape36037
Reviewed 1 February 2004

The entrance fee is way too steep for what the cave had to offer. The tour was sloppy and uninformative. The only nice part was the interesting experience of witnessing a wedding happening in the caves. The cave was really big as advertised but the...More

10  Thank stbubbke
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Gay Griffin H
30 July 2017|
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Response from Dan B | Reviewed this property |
No ticket for kids under 3.
Aisha D
3 October 2016|
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Response from jadestar62 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to call the park for that information. Sorry. My guess is since they are a family owned/managed attraction, is that they will be closed. But call to check to get that information
13 September 2016|
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Response from Mommytraveler1022 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The bubble game and the water balloon game can you get you pretty soaked. We didn't know and left with wet clothes and hair :/