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Onondaga Cave

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Address: Onondaga Cave State Park, 7556 St. Route "H", Leasburg, MO 65535
Phone Number: 573-245-6600
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A must see!

One of the best caves I've been to! You get to walk in the cave on a guided tour for an hour. Onondaga Cave has some of the best features I've seen!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Matthew M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best caves I've been to! You get to walk in the cave on a guided tour for an hour. Onondaga Cave has some of the best features I've seen!

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Thank Matthew M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guided tour took more time than we thought. The group was very large. The walking paths are narrow and filled with enclines. Make sure you have hiking shoes for this. The tours should be in smaller groups. Too many people trying to take pictures and slowing the tour down. My husband and I enjoyed it overall.

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Thank Stacy H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish we all enjoyed this experience. It's a fairly long tour and there are a lot of stairs to go up and down, but it's well worth it. The guide knew many details about the property disputes and history of the mine's ownership which added flavor to the experience. However, of course, Mother Nature always steals the... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my 6 year old son and hoped it would keep his attention. I shouldn't have worried. This cave is pretty spectacular. It has a well made walking path that looks like it would be slick but isn't and a good handrail along the entire path. Mitchell our guide did a great job. The tour took over 1.5... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Onondaga cave on the first Saturday of the month, which meant in addition to all of the normal offerings, we got to watch hummingbirds being caught, banded, and released, which was a real treat. We took our almost 6-month-old baby with us on the cave tour after asking if it was suitable for babies and being encouraged to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my children and my niece and nephew, ages 18, 13, 10, and 6. We hiked in the park, toured the cave, had a picnic, then panned for gems/fossils from bags purchased in the cave gift shop. We all had a wonderful time. I would recommend hiking early, then cooling off in the cave like we did. The park... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the Onondaga Cave based on Trip Advisor recommendations and are very glad we did. The visitors center is very well laid out with lots of interesting info about the cave and about Missouri as well. The tours are well planned and there's a gift shop in case you forgot something. There's a place where kids of all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting my Aunt and Uncle out of town, they offered to take the kids to the cave for the day. They took our kids ages 7, 12, 15, and 16. My teenagers don't get excited about much of anything and both ended up taking a bunch of pictures they were excited to tell us all about. The younger kids... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The stalagmites and stalactites were very impressive. Went to the cave with my family along with a toddler on weekend. Had a wonderful time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great hour and a half walking tour! One of the better caves we visited in the area and for a very reasonable price. There was a wide variety of formations, and our tour guide did a great job educating you about the cave and its history.

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