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Onondaga Cave

7556 St Route H, Onondaga Cave State Park, Leasburg, MO 65535
+1 573-245-6600
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Camping weekend

This was our first trip to Onondaga Cave State Park, and we had a great visit. We camped Friday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guthrie-Five
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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STILL REMEMBER THESE CAVES FROM MANY YEARS AGO

Had to make a comment about this once in a life time adventure I experienced many years ago. I... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
rose4094
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Toronto, Canada
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Descend into the depths of Onondaga Cave State Park and drop into a world of wonder: towering stalagmites, dripping stalactites, and active flowstones help make the cave a National Natural Landmark and illustrate why Missouri is often called “The Cave State.” Visitors can take guided tours into the underground wonderland. Open for tours seasonally.
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“lily pad” (8 reviews)
“state park” (11 reviews)
“our tour guide” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
7556 St Route H, Onondaga Cave State Park, Leasburg, MO 65535
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+1 573-245-6600
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"lily pad"
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"natural wonder"
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"gift shop"
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"walking shoes"
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"amazing tour"
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"well worth the stop"
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"great place to take the kids"
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"hour tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Onondaga Cave State Park, and we had a great visit. We camped Friday to Sunday. It rained but that didn't keep us from having an excellent time. The cave was the highlight of our trip. Mitchell was an excellent...More

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ocsp7556, Manager at Onondaga Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are elated that your first trip to our park was exciting despite the unpleasant weather! Thank you for the kind words about the park, the cave and the tour guide. We are truly glad you enjoyed your stay with Missouri State Parks.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Had to make a comment about this once in a life time adventure I experienced many years ago. I have never forgot my trip to New Mexico with my family when I was a young girl. Along the way while travelling thru Missouri we noticed...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

onondaga cave is one of the amazing creation of almighty god and well preserved by great americans.guide was very friendly and given great information about cave.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Our group enjoyed the spooky cave tour. Guide went slow since lighting was a bit less in this tour. The cave is spectacular! Amazing!!! Steep ramps up and down No steps in cave Good hand rails throughout most of the cave The floor surface of...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The cave tours (there are two) are very nice and not over crowded. The museum in the visitor center has a few interesting facts. The campground we stayed at was nicely spaced out and well maintained. While the bathrooms could have been cleaner it was...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I was here camping at the Onondaga State Park to see the full solar eclipse. We also took the 90 minute Cave tour. Our naturalist guide, Dan, was excellent. The cave formations were extraordinary! I've never seen a cave with such variety of stalactites, stalagmites,...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great time in the park and Caves. Took both Cathedral and Onondaga Cave tours, they are different experiences as one is lit and one is flashlight (Cathedral). there are beautiful features in each cave. Both are worth going in and the tour guides were informative...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have lived in Missouri for over 60 years and this is the first time we actually visited this cave. Breathtaking!! Well worth the $15 admission! You won't be disappointed. Take a jacket, because it's 57° in the cave. You will see spectacular formations! I...More

Thank P S
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I HAVE BEEN TO ALOT OF CAVES this one ranks among the best to me it is very very interesting the guide was great he grew up in the area the tour was about 2 hrs i say moderate to moderately heavy walk well worth...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Good cave with many active deposits. So sad that they've lost most of their bats to WNS. Our guide was great.

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Christy S
20 September 2017|
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Response from xwtmc | Reviewed this property |
This is not a cave for self tours.
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mdr838
10 August 2016|
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Response from 294beckyg | Reviewed this property |
The tour of the cave itself will take between 75 and 120 minutes - we found out this is highly variable based on the tour guide. But, there are also hiking trails and a walking tour of another cave in the same area, so you... More
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Connie T
25 July 2015|
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Response from Cindy0013 | Reviewed this property |
Onondaga Cave tour fees are: Regular Admission Group Rates * Adult $15 $10 Teenager (ages 13-17) $15 $8 Child (ages 6-12) $9 $6... More
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