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Lost River Cave

2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101
+1 270-393-0077
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Great tour guide

We drove out to Lost River Cave from Nashville. It was well worth the drive. We had a great tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Great Cave Tour

Showed my nephews all the brochures for caves around area, and they picked this one Great welcome... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Lost River Cave is home to the only underground boat tour in the state of Kentucky. In addition to the boat tour, Lost River offers over two miles of nature trails and a unique butterfly habitat. Lost River Cave is one of the largest nature parks in the South Central Kentucky region.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101
+1 270-393-0077
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove out to Lost River Cave from Nashville. It was well worth the drive. We had a great tour guide, Cody. He was very knowledgeable and ensured we had a great time there.

Thank londonjohnfitz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Showed my nephews all the brochures for caves around area, and they picked this one Great welcome center and gift shop, Walk to and from cave is a little strenuous, They should make that a little clearer. But boat ride into cave was very interesting...More

Thank beccal13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience during this tour. Guide was knowledgeable and the boat ride into the cave a cool experience. We saw cavers crawling along the side of the cave. There's a coupon for $2 off the tour in a Bowling Green brochure.

Thank BLMerce
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was extremely disappointed in the river tour; the boat tour only extends about 100 yards back into the cave. The river extends for miles but visitors can only see the entrance. The guides were informative and enjoyable and the ticket price goes to keeping the...More

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 5 days ago

This may be the ultimate tourist trap, but it is worth the visit. We arrived about 12:45 and the first available tour was 3:00pm. Thanks to TripAdvisor folks, I knew that there was not 2+ hours worth of entertainment at this property for my family...More

1  Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the boat tour through the cave once in the boat you have to duck down low to escape the low hanging cave. Hopefully you are able to handle confined spaces but it is over quickly I did feel it was lover on the way...More

2  Thank jennifer11715
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cave is very interesting. It has an interesting historical significance ranging from the Civil War to being used as a nightclub. The river tour through the cave, while short, is fun and informative. There are trails to walk to view blue hole, a butterfly...More

Thank Pinkb1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We, a family of two adults and two eleven year old boys have taking many cave tours. Honestly this tour was average in many respects. There are minimal cave formations such as stalagtites, stalagmites, etc if that is what interests you. What makes this unique...More

1  Thank BondGirl65
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a short cave tour for a decent price here it is. After a short walk to meeting spot for tour it is a short walk down a 30 degree angle You go to Blue hole 1 ( there are 4 on property) where...More

Thank sanchezlobo01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here on a weekend trip. We had a great time. There are several trails to hike and of course the cave is very interesting. Several blue holes on the property along with a butterfly garden for the kids. A very...More

Thank E7874EIjamieb
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May 17, 2017|
Response from simplyliving694326 | Reviewed this property |
It's not a particularly far walk, maybe a quarter of a mile from the LRC center where you pay. You don't have to pay for the trails. The boat tour is pretty neat but it doesn't last for a long time--maybe 15-20 min. It's... More
Paulette J
May 15, 2017|
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Response from glenlowfi | Reviewed this property |
Paulette, the boat ride would be difficult but by all means give them a call....super nice folks. There are some paved trails around the cave, and a cool bridge that would be very accessible but make sure your brakes are in... More
Paulette J
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Ronda M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is a little bit of a rough terrain (with a slight slope and dirt) after you get off the bridge to the mouth of the cave, but it can be done. Once you get to the entrance of the cave, I think there is a wheelchair... More