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Lost River Cave

2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101
+1 270-393-0077
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Fun place with a different type of tour

We had a fun time on this cave tour and learned some neat facts about the cave. You get to do... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
via mobile
Cool place!I

This place is very interesting to see! If you go in the summer time you will appreciate that the... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2017
Kenny D
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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 good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2818 Nashville Rd, Bowling Green, KY 42101
+1 270-393-0077
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We had a fun time on this cave tour and learned some neat facts about the cave. You get to do things here that other cave tours don't offer like take flash photography, touch parts of the cave, and ride around on a boat inside...More

Thank LenaBu21
Reviewed February 11, 2017

This place is very interesting to see! If you go in the summer time you will appreciate that the temperature inside makes it even more enjoyable!Fun for all ages!

Thank Kenny D
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Our whole group 6 adults and 1 child, enjoyed this cave tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the caves history. The tour was about 1 hour long. Educational and historical!!

1  Thank John A
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Yes this was in Kentucky as one of the things done on our 38th state of the 50-State Quest. ((done in August of 1997 not 2016)) We did 3 state parks this year each a little different. This part of our trip made for a...More

Thank jaduckcoin
Reviewed January 7, 2017

We where staying in Nashville and saw a flyer in our hotel for this. So we drove a hour and had a pretty good time. One thing to note, is the "river" is pretty small its only maybe the length of 2-3 football fields if...More

3  Thank Jakeb16
Reviewed January 2, 2017

River flowing thru cave, short boat ride added a different flair to usual cave explorations. Nice excursion if in the area, but pales in comparison to nearby Mammoth

1  Thank DAVID P
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

When I read about this location having a boat tour inside a cave, I had my doubts. I went there and inquire about it and after paying for me and my fiance for the tour, we kept on wondering how good was it going to...More

3  Thank MannyHdez1
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

The tour guide himself was great and fun. The caves and surrounding area were awesome but only thing is it wasn't that big and boat ride did not last long . That's the only reason I'm not giving it all Stars!

3  Thank Mindy R
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

It's not Howe Caverns or Cave Tubing in Belize, I recommend both, but it's a chance to experience an underground adventure. There is a opportunity to get in a boat and travel underground with a tour guide to learn some unique history and cave geology...More

2  Thank tom g
Reviewed November 23, 2016

I was so excited to do this and it was fantastic. For me. Unfortunately, my 3 year old was really scared by the low ceiling when you first enter the cave by boat. You have to duck all the way down in the boat and...More

3  Thank hcbflorida
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August 19, 2017|
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Response from Rodney T | Reviewed this property |
Honestly the boat ride itself is only about 20 to 25 minutes.
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