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Address: HC 1, Van Buren, MO 63965-0089
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I have lived in Van Buren most of my life, but today I discovered a really cool, fun experience for one and all! My son and his family are in from Ohio and we were looking for... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Sherry S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I have lived in Van Buren most of my life, but today I discovered a really cool, fun experience for one and all! My son and his family are in from Ohio and we were looking for something different and fun to do. I had heard that the Cave Springs Cave and Zipline was a fun time, but hadn't yet... More 

4 Thank Sherry S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Cave spring park is a great place for young or old, it's a place to enjoy a day outside or inside the amazing cave, zip lining is phenomenal it's absolutely the most fun ever had. gem paning, digging for gems and fossels to the pond where so many fish can be seen by all. lonesome the duck or the gorgeous... More 

2 Thank Tammy B
Syracuse, NY
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2016

The zip lines are fun and instruction and assistance in their use should satisfy the most wary grandparent. The owners are very nice and sincere in desires to make this a worthy destination. The cave is very small, but is honestly a cave, with a few beautiful formations. The kids will be excited over digging for fossils and arrowheads. The... More 

2 Thank gnildarps
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2015

Great for sight seeing, hiking, and nature viewing. Walking may be difficult for some visitors but plenty of scenery and water ways can be seen by car or truck.

Thank highrocky
Charleston, Missouri
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45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2015

On the downside, the cave is small-- very small. It is, however, a legitimate cave with attractive formations. Our three kids who had never been in a cave were well-pleased with it. Beyond that, the owners are hospitable and the grounds are well-kept. The nature center is wonderful. You can get a good view of the fish in the pond... More 

5 Thank Rod D
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a must see if you are in Van Buren, Kids had a great time digging for fossils and on the zip line (they ended up going three times each!) Staff is super friendly and knowledgeable.. We planned on spending an hour and ended up staying for three and we didn't even do the cave ( my wife has... More 

7 Thank ProfPlum77346
Van Buren, Missouri
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2015

They are a lot of things to do like zip lines, cave tours, dig in quarry for real gemstones and fossils,gemstone panning , museum, nature center and a turtle encloser. So much fun.

7 Thank 996sandy
Van Buren
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2014

We took several of our employees to the zipline. It was a blast!!! 3 lines. I don't like heights and did it anyway, since my 5 year old granddaughter did the kiddie line which is just as high as the others. I can wait to zip again. The cave is small but really cool. Great if you are into nature... More 

7 Thank StrayDogVB
Phoenix, Arizona
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64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2014

Cave Spring Park offers several different and interesting things to do. You can pan for precious stones, visit the cave, and the highlight of our visit take the zip line tour. The area is beautiful and quiet and the staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful.

7 Thank Woody L
Mountain View, Missouri
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94 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2013

For merely known as the Big Spring Onyx Cave is the first commercial cave without wires or lightening. It's all done with remote controlled LED lights which reduces the light spectrum and promotes algae growth. The longest mapped cave in Carter County with a length of 1/2 mile. The staff is helpful, friendly and informative. A fun afternoon for kids... More 

12 Thank Bruce C

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