Mystery Cave: Scenic Tour

Photo: visitors and interpretive naturalist in a Mystery Cave passageway.This popular one hour guided tour provides the best overall cave experience. You'll see excellent examples of cave mineral deposits, along with the pools and long linear corridors that are typical for Mystery Cave and Turquoise Lake.

Many formations are actively dripping. These features are illuminated with dramatic lighting that accents the cave in light and shadow.

This stroller and wheelchair accessible tour involves 3/4 mile of walking on modern paved trails and metal bridges.

Tour rates

$10 - Adult (ages 13 and older)
$6 - Youth (ages 5-12)
charge for ages 4 and under (ticket still required)

A state park vehicle permit is also required. Vehicle permits can be purchased at the cave or the main park office and are $5 for a daily or $25 for an annual. 

Reserve online for tours at Mystery Cave online by selecting your date and use keywords: flashlight, scenic or geology, to search the type of tour you want.

Need Help? Call the reservation call center toll-free, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily: 866-857-2757.

Tour schedule

Educational and group tours are available for groups of 10 or more. Please call the main park office at 507-352-5111 two weeks or more in advance to schedule your tour.

Memorial Day through Labor Day

Every day

Tours every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October 25 - 26, 2014

Saturday and Sunday

Tours every hour on the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.