Indiana may be known for the Indianapolis 500, but there’s another pulse-pounding activity the Hoosier State offers: cave exploration. Each of these 7 Indiana caves has their own unique features and formations. Here’s a list of the top caves in Indiana, and what you can find at each. If you’re looking specifically for southern Indiana caves, Harrison county offers some of the most breathtaking views in the state.
Are you looking for some underground adventure during your stay at Schenck Mansion? Then explore one of the many incredible Southern Indiana caves in the area! There are so many great options for caves and caverns to visit. Let us help you decide which one is right for you! So lace up your hiking boots, grab a light jacket, and get ready to explore these amazing caves.
Venture under Indiana to discover the wonderful world of caves and caverns; Bluespring Caverns, Indiana Caverns, Marengo Cave and Squire Boone Caverns. Touring all four caves will allow you to see how different caves really are. Bluespring Caverns is an underground river that allows you to see the cave via a boat. Indiana Caverns is known for it's Ice Age Bones of many different animals during the Ice Age Period. Marengo Caves large rooms and abundance of formations will make you feel like you are in another world. Squire Boone Caverns allows you to get up close to all kinds of formations and see underground streams.
Paoli/French Lick/ West Baden
Distance from Major Airports
Louisville International Airport is 20 miles away from Corydon and 9 miles away from .
CODE: matthews 2397
TARC Bus System
Squire Boone Caverns
Squire Boone is one of the most prominent pioneers in the annals of Kentucky and Indiana history. He gained fame as an explorer, hunter, gunsmith, statesman, and minister. He helped clear the Wilderness Road and, in his later years, was honored by Congress for his service during the Revolutionary War. Mr. Boone fought in many hand-to-hand battles, including the Battle of Fort Boonesboro. Eleven times he was wounded, taking him close to death on several occasions.
Blue Spring Caverns
Located in Bedford, Indiana, Bluespring Caverns is a short drive from Indianapolis. The attraction is known for its long river voyage through the natural wonder of the underground. While on the hour-long boat ride, you may encounter bats, crayfish, salamanders, and other cave-dwelling creatures, with only pocket lights guiding your way
Indiana Caverns is part of the Binkley Cave system near Corydon, Indiana.
Marengo Cave is a privately owned cave located in Marengo, Indiana. One of only four show caves in Indiana, public tours of the cave have been given since 1883. Tours commenced just days after the cave's discovery by two school children
October 20 & 21 Halloween at Charleston State Park
October 20-21 Campground decorating and costume contests, trick or treating, haunted hikes and storytelling make for lots of fun for kids of all ages.
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November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This is an activity designed for the whole family. $2 per child charge.
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