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Bridal Cave

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Address: 526 Bridal Cave Rd, Highway 5, Lake Road 5-88, 2 miles north of Camdenton, Missouri, Camdenton, MO 65020-2814
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+1 573-346-2676
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Rated as one of the most scenic caverns in America, Bridal Cave has more...

Rated as one of the most scenic caverns in America, Bridal Cave has more formations per square foot than any other known cave or cavern in the United States. Park facilities include visitors center, cave tours, gift shop, rock shop, boat dock(on Lake of the Ozarks), nature trails, gemstone mining and observation tower. Open Year Round.

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A LIVE cave, good tour guide, worth the visit

A live cave of stalagmites and stalactites, citrine, calcite, onyx, manganese and more. You can see the cave growing up close. A well paced tour, good zonal lighting, and Abby was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Christophe S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A live cave of stalagmites and stalactites, citrine, calcite, onyx, manganese and more. You can see the cave growing up close. A well paced tour, good zonal lighting, and Abby was a good tour guide. Must do for families, and nature lovers

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in with nothing to loose. We had a monster group of 16 chalked full of teenagers. This is a very interesting excursion, that is not something you see everyday. Lots of cool views, lots of neat turns, with something new around every corner. My draw backs are simple, I felt it was a bit pricey for what we... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with a large group, teenagers, and young ones. Very cool & informative. Just the right length. A bit pricey; would've been 5 stars.

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Thank CoachJeffro
Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After we returned to the condo we all relived our wedding day there were 5 women having a week away what a fun day

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Rolla, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time. Sooooo terrific!!! Made me want to visit other caves. Tour guide (Matt?) was highly knowledgeable. Picture received at the end was worth the extra $10.

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Marys Home, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small but beautiful cave. If you don't care for the usual long tours of a cave this one is for you. A lot of beauty in a small cave!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to see all the different colors stalagmites and stalactites. Amazing, hidden lake. Bluest water. Very educational as well. Bring a jacket its always cold in the cave around 52F. Narrow passages lead you on a short hike.There is a gift shop, where they sell more minerals and rocks. Cool place to check out.

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Roach, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Missouri is "the cave state" among other things, and Bridal Cave is one of the best (if not "the" best) in the state. I've been there on many occasions and always see something that I missed the time before. It is educational, extremely interesting, and full of history (many native American Indians were married there, giving the name Bridal Cave).... More 

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

The Cave has a history itself, Worth visiting, easy walking tour and the guide really knew about the cave history. I went in December, weather was excellent. They do perform weddings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

The cave was very pretty and it was worth the time spent on the tour. The tour was shorter than I had expected. I wish there had been a bit more time to take pictures - it was difficult to take any without dragging behind the rest of the group. My husband is tall and hit his head several times.... More 

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