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Skyline Caverns

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Address: US Highway 340, 10344 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone Number: 800-296-4545
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Caves in the Shenandoah Valley that feature anthodites, rare rock...

Caves in the Shenandoah Valley that feature anthodites, rare rock formations.

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One of the wonders on skyline drive

Must visit. It's just near the end of the skyline drive. Has one of the only antholite [Spelling?] locations and live water flowing with fishes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
ViralAhmedabad_India
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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was much better than the grand caverns, and our tour guide was a thrill to have. Give Parker a raise because he made the tour very enjoyable. The cave itself was small and cold, but be sure to watch your step. Hold on those rails and stay with your group lol This was a great place to visit and... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Must visit. It's just near the end of the skyline drive. Has one of the only antholite [Spelling?] locations and live water flowing with fishes.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just completed our drive on Skyline, and had a little time left, so we caught the last tour of the day at the caverns. We were thrilled. It is so fascinating, and the tour guide was top notch. She was friendly and knowledgeable. The place is still new enough so as not to have become too commercialized, and... More 

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Valley, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little pricey. Was disappointed in the lighting. (Thought there would be more color) The tour guide knew her job~

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Amelia Court House, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spouse and I went here on a Sunday afternoon and had about 15 people in our tour. There was much to see and I never felt rushed or like we stayed too long in one place. We didn't do anything else here, but it was worth the price of admission and two hours of a hot afternoon.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skyline Caverns is fairly young, but it has one feature that is quite unique: cave "flowers" called Anthodites. The tour was similar to most cave tours with the exception of these crystalline flowers, and the natural beauty was equal. The grounds had ample parking, clean facilities, and a pretty good gift shop with snacks. The staff was happy to be... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction adjacent to Shenandoah National Park and just outside Front Royal is a bit of a throw back to another time. A time before cell phones and IPads. Nestled into a shoulder of the northern NP uplift this attraction dates back to the time the park opened in the 1030's. You will learn as much from the tour guide.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please go ! (if you are physically able) This place is nifty, I highly suggest it. I prefer it to Luray Caverns. Skyline Caverns is worth the time, energy and money. Neat-o gift store also. Underground experience :)

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Corning, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was excellent: engaged and informative. It was a very enjoyable experience overall. This cavern doesn't have as many stalactites and stalagmites, but it feels a bit more natural, and still had some beautiful rock formations. It also has anthodites, which are gorgeous crystal clusters that are very rare.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the smaller caverns in this region. It was a pleasant tour. Good for taking the kids to. Decent sized gift shop w/ the usual fare. The kiddie train ride was out of order. We chose to skip the mirror maze due to time constraints.

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