Mystery Cave: Geology Tour

All tour reservations are canceled until further notice.

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Photo: A group of visitors follow a naturalist into Mystery Cave for one of the two-hour tours. Image copyright Allen Lewerer. Learn about the geological processes that shaped Mystery Cave on this two-hour guided tour. This tour is best for those with some knowledge of cave formation and processes.

This tour is more physically challenging than the scenic one-hour tour and is not available to children under eight. No sandals or open-toed shoes are allowed.

You will be on rugged gravel paths and uneven stone stairs, lighted by flashlight. This tour covers approximately one mile.

Tour schedule

Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.
Memorial Day through Labor Day

Schools wishing to set up cave tours after Labor Day should call the main park at 507-352-5111.

Tour rates

$23 per person, ages 8 and above
Not available for children under 8

Reserve online for tours at Mystery Cave online by selecting your date and use keywords: lantern, 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.