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This is a quick little self-guided cave tour. We just peeked into the cave but could really feel... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Erica C
Des Moines, Iowa, United States

Quick little stop at the ice cave. Doesn’t go too far in. The road to the cave was closed but we... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Rochester, MN
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I came here with my family (husband and two sons). It is right down the road from the Dunning Springs waterfall, so we got to see both in a short amount of time. The cave goes is narrow at first, but opens up into two...More

3  Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is a quick little self-guided cave tour. We just peeked into the cave but could really feel the cool air coming out of the cave.

1  Thank Erica C
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It was a 90+ degree day when we went. Was very cool seeing the cold air coming out as we approached the cave. The cave itself is not big, but it is chilly inside and pretty neat. It is a short walk as the road...More

3  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

A really cool (pun intended) quick stop near to Palisades and Dunnings Spring. A short set of stairs leads to the cave entrance. Bring a light and look for the ice!

1  Thank Elisha K
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Quick little stop at the ice cave. Doesn’t go too far in. The road to the cave was closed but we were able to walk around the barrier and to the cave. Nice stair entrance but the cave didn’t take very long to see.

1  Thank brigida1998
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The cave is very short. It's more of a crevasse in the side of a bluff. Most people there came out bewildered. "That's all it is," was the common expression. It would be good to visit on a 95 degree day for a quick break....More

2  Thank gjek44
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Signs to get here are too small or maybe non existent? We had to stop a jogger to get directions: do we go left or right on Ice Cave Road. When we got there, it was one small parking area and maybe our travel trailer...More

Thank VHS-65
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had to ask where the Ice Cave is. We went too far and got to the 'pick up' point for rafters and had to turn around. Very little parking and only a very tiny sign. It's a small area and you need a flashlight...More

1  Thank klp4nu
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This is an unusual spot and a rare geological structure. To see the ice you need to visit in the Nay - July time frame. It is cold and you need a flashlight. Cave entrance is only about 50' off the road. Parking is very...More

2  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

really needs some upkeep,....this COULD be a jewel, ....ya need a flashlight....there is ice all the way back as far as tou can go.....just kinda sad someone left this to them, and it has fallen in disrepair....how about a frat or sorrority from the college...More

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Cassie J
18 March 2017|
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Yes. It's just a small cave entry off the side of the road.