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Lost River Caverns

Address: PO Box M, Hellertown, PA 18055
Phone Number: 610-838-8767
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Type: Caverns & caves, Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Explore Nature's Underground Wonderland.
Attraction details
Type: Caverns & caves, Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Explore Nature's Underground Wonderland.

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The tour is over priced and the owners are rude! The cave is basically a crack in the wall, which takes approximately 15 minutes to enter and exit. There are very few geological rock formations and those that do exist are not of any interest. The Gilman children are rude and for some reason when you ask them about the... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

It's kitschy, in a good way. Because the carvern is based on an underground water system, no plants or animal life. Which means there are no bats or anything icky. Had 4 children with us ages 6-12.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I visited Lost River Caverns with my 11 year old and we had a great time. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and could explain what we were seeing in great detail. I'd be shocked if he doesn't have a scientific background. We were very impressed with the tour and everyone in my group had a great time. If you... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My family and I visited here and my 2 year old daughter loved the idea of walking underground and looking at the rocks. The caverns had many different rock formations and a bridge that let you walk across the river. The tour guide was very informative and was patient with our 2 year old. Across the street there were picnic... More 

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Lakewood, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is apparently a smaller cavern than others on the east coast. It's a small operation & the building above the caverns is dated, but the people who operate it were friendly, laid-back and VERY knowledgeable. Ask them anything you want to know. The gift shop has a good assortment of various types of rocks if geology is your thing... More 

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Geneva, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I arrived about 12:45 PM and no one was in the area for the tours, this is the week after Labor Day. Down in the gift shop area there was 4 to 5 people, I went down to the gift shop area and not one person asked if I wanted anything or if I wanted to go on a tour.... More 

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Sparta, nj
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not very big but cool once you were inside. A little pricey for what they had. I would say go but don't rush there

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My son's into rocks, crystals and geology, so this was an obvious day trip. Not the largest cave, but what set it apart for me was the underground spring/river that passes through. Nice gift shop if you're in to rocks, crystals and fossils. Bathroom facilities leave much to be desired.

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The young guy who conducted the cave tour was friendly and knowledgeable. The gift shop was filled with junk and the restrooms were deplorable, but I enjoyed my visit. Maybe they need more visitors to pay for renovations to the restrooms. Yikes!

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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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132 reviews 132 reviews
47 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

we had seen the signs for this cave a number of times since moving to the area, and finally decided to visit. It is a small cave located just south of Bethlehem. It is easy to find off the Main highway in Hellertown. There were tours every half hour in the summer. the waiting room has a number of nice... More 

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