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Lost River Cave

2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101
+1 270-393-0077
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We, a family of two adults and two eleven year old boys have taking many cave tours. Honestly this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Temple, Texas
Fun tour

Looking for a short cave tour for a decent price here it is. After a short walk to meeting spot for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toledo, Ohio
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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 good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101
+1 270-393-0077
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We, a family of two adults and two eleven year old boys have taking many cave tours. Honestly this tour was average in many respects. There are minimal cave formations such as stalagtites, stalagmites, etc if that is what interests you. What makes this unique...More

Thank BondGirl65
Reviewed 3 days ago

Looking for a short cave tour for a decent price here it is. After a short walk to meeting spot for tour it is a short walk down a 30 degree angle You go to Blue hole 1 ( there are 4 on property) where...More

Thank sanchezlobo01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here on a weekend trip. We had a great time. There are several trails to hike and of course the cave is very interesting. Several blue holes on the property along with a butterfly garden for the kids. A very...More

Thank E7874EIjamieb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the boat tour with our two girls. Actual time in the cave is not that long, and there are not many formations due to the river flooding over time. Our tour guide was excellent and and did a good job explaining the history...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go there all the time. The boat tour is interesting, as is the history lesson, but the real fun is hiking the trails above ground. Stop by the visitor center to get a map of the trails, which includes a great history lesson itself.

Thank Alisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents were in town for a visit and we decided to go take the cave tour. Great place to get out of the heat, learn a little bit about history in the area, but $49 for three adults, and an eight year old for...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gift shop and surrounding area are wonderful, but the tour itself is just too short for the price. Most of the tour takes place outside, and while the guides are amazing and the nature is gorgeous I just don't think a 5-10 cave tour...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there with our grandkids from MI to take the glass bottom boat ride into the cave. Unfortunately, because of heavy rains and flooding, the boat rides were cancelled. We did walk the trails and enjoyed the butterfly house.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop on the way down to Flordia. Very beautiful. Love the history of the hole and the story of Jesse James.

Thank Tarebear6464
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had really looked forward to visiting, but it stormed all day Friday, and because of that, the water was too high for the underground boat tour. They do however offer so many neat and fun things for all ages. We will come back next...More

Thank Chrystal B
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17 May 2017|
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
Paulette J
15 May 2017|
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Response from glenlowfi | Reviewed this property |
Paulette, the boat ride would be difficult but by all means give them a call....super nice folks. There are some paved trails around the cave, and a cool bridge that would be very accessible but make sure your brakes are in... More
Paulette J
15 May 2017|
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Response from Ronda M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is a little bit of a rough terrain (with a slight slope and dirt) after you get off the bridge to the mouth of the cave, but it can be done. Once you get to the entrance of the cave, I think there is a wheelchair... More