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Indian Echo Caverns

368 Middletown Rd, Hummelstown, PA 17036-8815
+1 717-566-8131
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A cave of stories

We were close by so we decided to stop by and see this interesting cave. We took a tour, with a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tron8
Excellent visit, lots to do and learn!

We went here during Labor Day weekend. We got there around 10am and we're able to get into a tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Erica S
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Waretown, New Jersey, United States
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Natural Splendor along the Swatara.Like many caverns in the Mid-Atlantic states, Indian Echo Caverns is a limestone cave. Cut through Beekmantown limestone, which is over 440 million years old, they were formed through the erosive properties of water. As time progressed, geological forces led to an "uplift" of the surrounding limestone, eventually allowing more and more water to flow through the formation. As the water flowed over the limestone, it began to create small crevices, these small crevices led to larger ones, and eventually, over a series of millions of years, it created the caverns as they are today.The temperature inside the caverns is 52 degrees year around.
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368 Middletown Rd, Hummelstown, PA 17036-8815
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were close by so we decided to stop by and see this interesting cave. We took a tour, with a tour guide of this cave with many stories attached to it. The tour was a hour. A lot of history in just a little...More

Thank Tron8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here during Labor Day weekend. We got there around 10am and we're able to get into a tour within 15 minutes. Our guide, Sara, was awesome. She shared stories about the caverns and pointed things out as we went along. The kids had...More

Thank Erica S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I have been to more caves and caverns than I count from Pennsylvania to Arizona and places in between. Never knew about this place and needed to go check it out! So much fun and Cam, our tour guide made the history...More

Thank Jenn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place. Our guide was knowledgeable, engaging and all around fantastic! You only need half a day, and don't forget a camera!!!

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was spending a week in Gettysburg and decided on a day trip to Hershey with a plan on stopping at Indian Echo Caverns on the way. I can only say I was totally impressed with this beautiful cave and all the rock formations and...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A couple of miles from Hershey Park and a great way to cool off from the summer heat. I live local and often over look this wonderful attraction. This was my second visit and enjoyed it just as much as the first. I had weekend...More

Thank Kreisch2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today with our two children (3 and 5). We brought a picnic and enjoyed it by the "petting zoo" (rather misleading name) before touring the cavern. The "petting zoo" is just a pen of goats and a pen of chickens. Not too much...More

Thank Journeying_Joyfully
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two kids (ages 4 and 7) and I decided to take a day trip to Indian Echo Caverns before school starts next week. It was a fun trip! Our total cost, with a coupon, was $37 to get in, so not super cheap. But...More

Thank YorkTravelGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My biggest complaint is kids are free UNDER 2. It should really be 2 and under. 2 year olds have no capacity for an hour tour and it was wasted money on him. The prices are not crazy but I could have saved a few...More

Thank akitkat118
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Cameron, was amazing! He was super funny and made learning easy! The tour was about 45 minutes and simply amazing. We had a tour group about 20, 8 of us were together as a family outing. The caves were awesome to look...More

Thank ERJH317
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It cost 18 dollars for adults. Not sure if there are children's prices.
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