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Cave Spring Park

Van Buren, MO 63965-0089
+1 573-323-4001
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Unfriendly to say the least

Passed by going to Branson and decided to stop. The owners were both outside the welcome building... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2017
Tony M
via mobile
Excellent Experience!

I have lived in Van Buren most of my life, but today I discovered a really cool, fun experience for... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Sherry S
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All pets must remain in vehicle. 8/6/17: Starting today Cave Spring Park is ONLY open on Saturday and Sunday. We will close for the winter on September 3rd at 5pm and will reopen May 1st, 2018. We are closed for the season. Will re-open May 1st 2018! Experience fun and adventure in Southeast Missouri. We offer lots of fun, including, among other activities: delving into the mysterious underground realm of Current River Cavern; flying through the trees at high speed on our zipline courses; gem and fossil panning; a quarry dig; a mineral and fossil museum; a nature center. Open May-September. Check our website for details, schedules and prices.
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“zip line” (5 reviews)
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Van Buren, MO 63965-0089
+1 573-323-4001
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Passed by going to Branson and decided to stop. The owners were both outside the welcome building when we pulled in. We walked around some. They would not speak until we spoke to them. We weren't going to tour the cave, just pan for gold...More

1  Thank Tony M
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...More

4  Thank Sherry S
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...More

2  Thank Tammy B
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...More

2  Thank gnildarps
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
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...More

5  Thank Rod D
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...More

7  Thank ProfPlum77346
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
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...More

7  Thank StrayDogVB
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
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