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Cosmic Cavern

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Address: 6386 N. Hwy 21, Berryville, AR 72616
Phone Number: +1 870-749-2298
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Description: Cosmic Cavern was discovered in 1845, but wasn'€™t developed until 1927...
Cosmic Cavern was discovered in 1845, but wasn'€™t developed until 1927. The cave features a 9 foot soda straw the longest known in the Ozarks, and two bottomless lakes. One of the lakes was discovered in 1993 in the "Silent Splendor" section which made national news. This was Arkansas’ most delicate discovery. Make sure to bring your camera! Gift Shop, Snacks, Picnic area and camping available.
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Neat but not for everyone

This was a very neat cave, but definitely not for everyone. You need to be flexible and very steady on your feet. The stairs were very steep and often a bit slippery because... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Alanea E
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Wichita, Kansas
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Wichita, Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This was a very neat cave, but definitely not for everyone. You need to be flexible and very steady on your feet. The stairs were very steep and often a bit slippery because everything is damp. Do NOT wear nice clothes as you will get a bit of mud on you from walking near cave walls. We enjoyed our tour... More 

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calhoun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My Grandpa took me here when I was a kid. I always loved it! Leaves a lasting impression on kids especially.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We came across this cave via billboard and it was such a great impulsive decision!!!! Not super commercial...can take photos...tour operators are passionate about the cave...our 6 year old loves it. Great photo opps too!

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Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Aaron, our guide, was very informative and enthusiastic which made the experience nice. The kids (9 and 14) enjoyed his stories. Beautiful cavern with lakes...and I hope they find more rooms as they expect to do so.

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South Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The admission is about $15 per person, but it was worth seeing. I have never been to a cave, so I thought it was very interesting. My husband has seen bigger caves, so he wasn't as impressed as I was. The guide had a lot of great information and made the tour interesting. I would suggest it for anyone who... More 

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New Iberia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

my grandchildren and myself have visited several caverns in the area, this is one of the best. besides all the informative information, the gift shop is nice and reasonable. would go again

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The Ozarks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The cave itself is typical in most ways, but its history is fascinating. The guides here are so knowledgeable and can answer your questions very well. There is a lovely gift shop where a person can spend some time browsing (and buying). Prices are reasonable and the people who run it are terrific folks. If you're visiting the Ozarks near... More 

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Elk, Washington
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4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I enjoy taking cave tours and this one is on top of the list. I have visited this cavern twice and still enjoyed it. The guide was very informative and knowledgeable. The two lakes in the cave amaze me and the fish that live in it. If your in the area, this tour is well worthwhile and priced just right.

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Kilgore, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Our guide was very informative and easy to talk to. It was a moderately easy hike and well lighted. The lakes were so pretty. I hadn't known what to expect and was surprised at their color. The gift shop is also very nice. Well stocked and lots to look at. Had a great time.

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had been to the Talking Rocks Caverns first and enjoyed it so much we decided to go the hour drive to Cosmic Caverns. It was a lovely drive through the Ozarks seeing Table Rock Lake and the various sights along the way. The Cosmic Caverns were so different from the Talking Rocks that it was amazing to compare. They... More 

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