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Cave-in-Rock State Park

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1 New State Park Rd., Cave in Rock, IL 62919
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Bonnie V wrote a review Mar 2021
Streamwood, Illinois19 contributions4 helpful votes
It is such a beautiful place to visit. You have to go and learn the history that actual Pirates used this cave. Unfortunately it was flooded and we could not go in. The rock formations around it are so beautiful to look at.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Gizmo70 wrote a review Jan 2021
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This is a fantastic place to visit. It is absolutely beautiful! I happen to know the history of the Cave In Rock cave dating back to the days of the river pirates, so a neat place to visit. Even if you're not into the history of it, it is so scenic and beautiful there on the banks of the Ohio River. A great place to spend the day.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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4471 wrote a review Jan 2021
Robinson, Illinois189 contributions27 helpful votes
The cave is so neat, and the history of this area is interesting. It's a short walk up / down the stairs to reach the cave, and a nice view of the river - from the cave level and the overlook above. The campground looks nice too. The ferry ride across the river was fun, although the Amish stores on the Kentucky side were all closed until March so we wasted about an hour driving there... I've heard the restaurant here is good, but it was closed when we visited.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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jmpncsu wrote a review Dec 2020
Raleigh, North Carolina4,141 contributions1,134 helpful votes
We visitied Cave-in-Rock State Park while vacationing in Shawnee National Forest. It's just a short 0.25 mile hike from the parking to the very impressive cave. Right along the river, it may have been used by bandits and outlaws in the frontier days. The cave is huge and you can walk a good ways in. There is an opening in the ceiling so even the interior of the cave is slightly illuminated. Good idea to bring a flashlight or use your phone in any case. It's a really cool landmark and definitely worth a stop if visiting the area.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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723leishac wrote a review Sep 2020
Dunkirk, Indiana175 contributions32 helpful votes
Great time exploring the cave and surrounding area. Highly recommend you visit here. Watching the barges while sitting outside the cave is very relaxing.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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