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Pretty cool!

This was very interesting. I had never been in a cave so didn’t know what to expect. The guide gave... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Tb091169
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Edgewood, Washington
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Not a stroll in the park

Family run business that provides various tours based on interest/physical ability. We opted for... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
J8896YQlauries
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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Discovered in 1704, Organ Cave is the second longest cave on the east coast, with over 40 miles of passageways.
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417 Masters Rd., Ronceverte, WV 24970
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+1 304-645-7600
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

I had not heard of this cave before heading to visit Lewisburg, WV, so when we found out about it at the Visitor Center and especially when we learned about its link to the Civil War, we were hooked. Like most caves, it has its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

This was very interesting. I had never been in a cave so didn’t know what to expect. The guide gave great info. Make sure to wear good walking shoes, it is slippery inside and the ground is uneven.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Family run business that provides various tours based on interest/physical ability. We opted for the one hour tour but there are no paved macadam walkways. Lighting and some handrails there. Beautiful rock formations combined with civil war history. Call ahead to ensure they will be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Very cool! We wish the walls could talk. It’s supercool because it is not owned and operated by the government. It’s pretty natural. We recommend good shoes as it’s slippery in some places. Definitely recommend a sweatshirt and bringing a flashlight with you however please...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed May 3, 2018

I found this to be one of the most enjoyable cave tours I've done. I loved the combination of the nature aspect of the cave tour coupled with the historical significance of the cave being used to mine and process saltpeter during the American Civil...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank MaksimsDad
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Have been to many caverns. The stalactites and stalagmites are not dramatic here, but the civil war history including equipment used to mine saltpeter was excellent.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tmann900
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time visiting the Organ Cave! Our tour guide was young but was very knowledgeable and was able to correctly answer all of our questions! We learned about the cave from the History Channel and decided it was a must see while we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sally S
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Went into the cave with little expectation due to the hotel clerk saying to go to the lost caverns instead. We stuck to our gut and went to the organ cave. This was the right choice. We were looking for something more hen just looking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Michael A
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We have toured other caves and enjoyed it greatly but we were pleased to find that the Organ Cave has not been commercialized as so many others have been. The fascinating rock formations have been left untouched, as they may have been from the beginning....More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank wv_travelersX3
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

This was a very interesting tour and the guide was very knowledgeable. I am glad I have seen it. The civil war history is pretty amazing and seeing the conditions The lived and work in was worth the trip. The cave itself is is divided...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Bruce L
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keenefx
July 2, 2017|
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You shouldn't have any trouble with mobility, however i would take the temperature into consideration when deciding whether to take your 3 month old inside. The cave averages 49 degrees F all year, and since the tours are... More
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dneff68
March 24, 2017|
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Response from Jacquelyn M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. But I don't think so. When my husband and I went they had cats. But they lived there. But I don't think that you can bring dogs
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sljwkirchner
January 1, 2017|
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Response from Jacquelyn M | Reviewed this property |
No. There are too many stairs
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