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Lost World Caverns

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Address: Fairview Road, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Phone Number: 13046456677
10:00 am - 5:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 am

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Worth A Visit

The Lost World Caverns is a great underground adventure taking about 45 minutes as it is a self guided tour so you can go at your own pace.Surprisingly they were not discovered... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Mark G
Catonsville, Maryland
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Catonsville, Maryland
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617 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lost World Caverns is a great underground adventure taking about 45 minutes as it is a self guided tour so you can go at your own pace.Surprisingly they were not discovered until 1942.The drop is about 120 feet but you will not feel it until you take the steps back up at the end of the visit. The constant... More 

Thank Mark G
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute side trip, so I had no expectations, and was completely wowed at the number and quality of the cave formations. This is an inexpensive, self-guided tour, so you really have an opportunity to pause and enjoy the natural beauty here. I enjoyed this very much and would have given my review 5 stars if it... More 

2 Thank Nielsendeb
Clyde, Ohio
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for something to do . the motel desk clerk told us of these caverns, so we headed out to see them. The hour drive was well worth it, the place was very well kept, clean well lit, the workers were well informed and polite. The walk down was not bad at all, the tour route was well... More 

1 Thank Jeffrey F
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We enjoyed the caverns. I grew up near here. Never visited before. A little cool. Sweaters are nice and very slippery. Walk carefully. Hold onto the handrails. We really liked this attraction.

Thank Paulhbow
Clarkesville, Georgia
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60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This self guided tour was an excellent way to spend an hour or two. Friendly owner, beautiful caverns make this a must if you are in Lewisburg. Bring a sweater because it is cool inside. The tour is approximately 1/2 mile in the caverns and be careful because there are lots of rocks, wet places and stairs to go up... More 

2 Thank FrankieW1
Tacoma, WA
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397 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

While Lost World Caverns can't compare to the caves in the National Park System (Mammoth Cave, Carlsbad Caverns), Lost World Caverns is worth a visit if you are driving nearby I-64 and have a couple of hours to spare. The cave cost $12 for an adult but you can get a 10% discount if you are a veteran or an... More 

2 Thank County-Hunter
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3 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

My partner and I had a blast at the Lost world Cavern's recently. We were fortunate enough to catch them on a quiet day so we had a wild cave experience with just us on the tour. Although they normally require two days notice for wild cave bookings, the owner of the business Steve stepped in and very kindly took... More 

3 Thank Phillip P
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Typical cavern with lots of steps, up and down. Love the frequent signs throughout. Went with 3 children under 9, staff gave them flashlights and jackets. Very friendly people. Had a couple of animals to see, picnic area, beautiful scenery. May have a Groupon available.

2 Thank Joanfam3
Springfield, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We loved the fact that this is a self-guided tour; we stopped frequently to take photos. Another bonus was the handrails. I didn't need to use my cane at all during the tour. It was neat to be able to lift the partial stalagmite that was so marked - as well as see the chain rope by which the initial... More 

1 Thank Tourist_Alice
Jackson, Tennessee
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70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

The gravel road to the cave is a bit rough, but the tour was easy. Lots of interesting formations Folks running cave and gift shop were quite nice. Gift shop had a large selection of rock or other related items for sale at fairly reasonable prices.

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