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Lost World Caverns

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM
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amazing!!

I have been going here since i was a little girl, my papaw and mamaw took me every trip we visited... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
_adrianacasdorph
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The oldest place we've ever been.

This cavern was amazing. We planned our visit so we would be in the area on Sat as they have... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
Sally C
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Buffalo, New York, United States
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One of the most beautiful commercial caves in the eastern U.S. Self-guided walking tours take approximately 45 minutes to an hour. All day Wild Cave Tours are available, for the more adventurous, by reservation only. Largest Rock, Fossil, & Gift...more
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907 Lost World Rd, Lewisburg, WV 24901-5250
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

I have been going here since i was a little girl, my papaw and mamaw took me every trip we visited my cabin in greenbrier county. This cavern is so beautiful and from what i remember each time was an amazing visit!

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank _adrianacasdorph
Reviewed February 17, 2019

This cavern was amazing. We planned our visit so we would be in the area on Sat as they have limited winter hours. As we arrived a bit early, we were the only ones in the cave for a while. It was an amazing experience....More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Sally C
Reviewed February 10, 2019

My Little girl's school took a fields field trip to the caverns and it was really wonderful! Im definitely glad I went with her because of the steep inclines and steps. She is tiny and needed some extra hand-holding. There is a great gift-shop, Gem...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank MeriBeth U
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

The wild cave tour was AWESOME! It’s a place where you’re allowed to be adventurous. We crawled around the cave where the mud and water gets all over you. It’s truly for the adventurous who have never been allowed to cross over the trail in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Katie N
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The cavern is amazing. It is suitable for visitors of all ages and levels of fitness. A must see for the Greenbrier area. The owners are friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank pogopony
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We did go, since it was raining. A really good choice, since the waterfalls inside the cave had lots of water running down. We stayed for about one hour - short and long enough for my 10 year old niece. Very amazing inside and great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SandraBerlin68
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Had a great visit here as a family (grandparents, parents and 2.5 y/o). The staff was very friendly and we loved being greeted by the two dogs in the shop. We did the self guided tour and it was very interesting. Our little one enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank BeachbumJon
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Enjoyed the visit to these caves. It looks like a "mom & pop" operation but felt safe. We were the only ones there after it first opened in the morning. The history is interesting behind it and the caves are awesome. It is a short...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank DoctormomStow
Reviewed October 23, 2018

The caverns themselves are pretty interesting. There are several really impressive formations and quite a few little nooks and crannies to investigate with a good flashlight. They provided a fairly decent light and we were able to see quite a few holes. We also found...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Brice H
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few caves in the United States that you can tour without a guide. Stroll through at your own pace. Take a camera. I took a number of great photos. If you are interested in rocks, minerals, and fossils, the gift...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Doug C
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Chris C
March 13, 2018|
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Response from SteveC480 | Property representative |
Yes cameras are allowed in the cavern.
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twotwomi
April 24, 2017|
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The 4 hour wild cave tour is by reservation only. You can book it online or just give us a call at 304-645-6677 and we can take the reservation by phone. The time for the tour is at 10 am only. You will need to wear two... More
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agni85net
October 4, 2016|
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Response from eleanorl671 | Reviewed this property |
I would have to agree with all the recommendations NOT to bring your dog into the caverns. It was very slippery and she could easily hurt herself.
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