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Lost River Cave

2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-4041
+1 270-393-0077
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So many awesome things to see and do here. Easy trails that transport you to somewhere that feels... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
OTSB
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Bowling Green
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Lost River Cave Experience

Nice walking trails and history of cave. Visit the gift shop for KY items. Enjoyable for history... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
BizzTeacher
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Lost River Cave is home to the only underground boat tour in the state of Kentucky. In addition to the boat tour, Lost River offers over two miles of nature trails and a unique butterfly habitat. Lost River Cave is one of the largest nature parks in the South Central Kentucky region.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-4041
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+1 270-393-0077
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

So many awesome things to see and do here. Easy trails that transport you to somewhere that feels far away from being right in the middle of BG! Loved the canoe tour of cave. My daughter loved the cave crawl. Highly recommend the guided tour...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Nice walking trails and history of cave. Visit the gift shop for KY items. Enjoyable for history buffs.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Thank you to Ryan and Paige for a FANTASTIC tour! They were wonderful, educational and accommodating and we very much enjoyed our time with them. We are very sad to hear that Lost River Cave is discontinuing their kayak tours because we would love to...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Wish there was a longer boat ride...but cool anyway with the history behind it....I would recommend it.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

It was so fun. It was just me and a friend and our guide, Capt’n Ryan. Very educational and very fun. Would recommend!

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great experience! Super friendly staff! Our tour guide had a great attitude and very was knowledgeable about the area. Just a short drive from Nashville, and lots of great places to eat just a short distance from the cave .

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We had a beautiful sunny crisp day for our cave tour by boat.....Lost River Cave. The water level was slightly elevated but our expert tour guide navigated us perfectly through the entrance/exit without a single head bump. Their tour guides take hours of training and...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Easy to get to and close to other Cave tours in the area. Great for the whole family. Lost River is currently building a zip line which will be a great addition.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our guide was Ryan and he was amazing! He told great stories about the cave and it’s history and was quite entertaining throughout, I went for extra credit but actually ended up having an amazing time!

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Love this adventure. Great guides. Very helpful and entertaining. Effortless kayaking in a lovely cave. Lots of time to explore

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got2run
29 April 2018|
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Response from jcihak1 | Reviewed this property |
You can't kayak at the Lost River Cave. There is only a short boat ride.
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rosieandchris777
20 August 2017|
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Response from Anthony C | Reviewed this property |
25-30 minutes
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sharonhixenbaugh
18 May 2017|
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Response from simplyliving694326 | Reviewed this property |
It's not a particularly far walk, maybe a quarter of a mile from the LRC center where you pay. You don't have to pay for the trails. The boat tour is pretty neat but it doesn't last for a long time--maybe 15-20 min. It's... More
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