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Spook Cave

13299 Spook Cave Rd., McGregor, IA
563-873-2144
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Ranked #4 of 4 Attractions in McGregor
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We had such a great time, and the lead on the boat was very knowledgeable about the cave. We had enough people to fill two boats and had a wonderful time. Did not stay at the campground, just went on the boat ride.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed the night in their "Hut" small, but meet our needs. The beds are up enough off the floor that you can store your luggage and camping gear under them. It was just as advertised. Camp staff were friendly, and eager to help with anything. Fire wood was reasonably priced. Ice was to. Bathrooms were well kept. We had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

An exceptionally clean park, plenty ofspace between campsites. Friendly hosts, playground, and our kids even slept through the train! Would def recommend or stay again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stayed in the camp ground with our two teenage children, and the entire facility was top notch. The grounds are very well kept and everything was very neat and clean. The swimming pond and beach was also very nice. The cave tour was also a neat experience and the guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Prairie Du Chein is... More

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Los Angeles, California
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15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place is what I would call a "roadside" must see. It is a very interesting tour with lots of local information and history mixed with folklore. We loaded up on the fishing boat with a total of 8 passengers and the guide. Our guide was a young man who did a great job of explaining the cave and the... More

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des moines
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Visited the cave with 6 teenage boys and they thought it was fun. Campy, a bit hokey, but all part of the experience. You get into a fishing boat with a small motor and the guide takes you through very narrow quarters while explaining things. You often have to bend yourself in half to fit through. This would NOT be... More

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Malone, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our guide was knowledgeable and it was a great family cave tour. It was pretty cool to go in the cave in a boat instead of walk. It stays a constant 49 degrees in the cave and they have nice lighting in there to see everything.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Such a fun day. This attraction reminds you of a day gone by. Take a John boat into a cave and listen to the story of it's beginning. Our teens really enjoyed it. Be prepared to "duck" a lot as you enter the cave. The campground seems very peaceful. check out the working water wheel outside of the cave and... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It was an interesting ride although we wish we'd known about a third of the ride is spent with your head on your knees ducking to avoid low ceilings. Interesting and friendly guide. About a 30 minute tour for $11 adult cost

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Lancaster, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went to Spook Cave for my daughter's field trip. The kids and adults had a great time checking out the cave. You go into the cave via boat. The cave is very short, so you have to duck down during parts of it. The guides do a great job explaining the cave. The tour takes about 35 minutes. They... More

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