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Lost World Caverns

907 Lost World Rd, Lewisburg, WV 24901-5250
+1 304-645-6677
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Caving and Spelunking the Way it Should Be!

While visiting relatives in West Virginia, we traveled to Lewisburg to a privately owned cave, Lost... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2016
Hackettstown, New Jersey
Adventure of a lifetime!

Wild Caving in the Lost World Caverns was sooooo much fun! It is an adventure that is not too... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2016
Warren, Michigan
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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 Shop in the area. Natural History Museum features local ice age mammals as well as dinosaur exhibits. Picnic Area. Free Parking. Open Daily.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
907 Lost World Rd, Lewisburg, WV 24901-5250
+1 304-645-6677
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

While visiting relatives in West Virginia, we traveled to Lewisburg to a privately owned cave, Lost World Caverns. After visiting many caves in my life, I never get tired of venturing underground to view the amazing formations nature has created over the millions of years....More

1  Thank Chris_Lance_USA
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Wild Caving in the Lost World Caverns was sooooo much fun! It is an adventure that is not too strenuous, but enough of a challenge that it is not for everyone, particularly little ones or those who are really out of shape. Scary enough to...More

1  Thank Tracyjojo
Reviewed March 3, 2016

We took the family here and had a great time!! It is a bit of a challenge for those who can't walk well down steps, but for the able, this place is terrific!! The gift shop is part museum and the staff and owner are...More

2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Beautiful drive to get to the cavern and gift shop. The shop had a giant mill on the side of it which was pretty cool, they had lots of neat souvenirs and keepsakes. The cavern itself was pretty interesting, not too rough for our little...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Visited the caverns on a cold rainy day. Few people were at the attraction. The gift shop/museum was very nice and had replicas of real fossils and lots of gems, stones, gemstones, etc. Some of the fossil replicas were interesting. I liked the replica of...More

1  Thank Ray M
Reviewed January 6, 2016

We wanted to do a "cave" tour on our trip and picked Lost World because it was on our route. We really enjoyed it. It's not a huge cavern which made it better for our family with three small kids. The kids loved it despite...More

Thank ESW_TT
Reviewed January 2, 2016

The best thing about a self- guided tour is that can be as long or a quick as your interest allows. A unique thing about this cave is that some of limestone breakdown is hexagonal. I hadn't seen that before. Nice variety of cave formations....More

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed December 28, 2015

We thought this would be a nice post-Christmas activity for the family. It was easy to find, inexpensive, and very interesting. Spelunkers (cave explorers) found it in 1942 when asking local farmers if they had caves (the area is riddled with them). The farmer only...More

Thank A_Beauceant
Reviewed December 16, 2015

Nice size cavern with good paths and safe travel. Great gift shop with surprisingly good display of dinosaur artifacts.

Thank BoggsTripTips
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Though a self guided tour, this is one of the most fascinating caves we visit, and when possible bring guests.

Thank Jim A
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April 24, 2017|
Response from Steve C | Property representative |
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
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.
Abby F
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Steve C | Property representative |
The tour would be fine for a 5 year old with supervision. We take several kindergarten classes on a regular basis for school field trips every year and they all walk the entire tour with no problem.