Lost River Cave & Zipline

2818 Nashville Road | Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Open 7 days a week, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. Boat tours subject to weather.

Kentucky’s only Underground Cave Boat Tour and treetop Flying Squirrel Zipline await you at Lost River Cave. Choose to explore or soar into adventure as you discover this Kentucky natural wonder!

Explore! Daylight disappears from view as you board the boat on the river that Ripley’s Believe it or Not claims is the shortest and deepest in the world. The guided tour begins along the river’s edge with stories of Native Americans, Civil War troops, and the notorious Jesse James. The cave sometimes floods, and when that happens, take the Historic Valley Walking Tour, available March through November if the cave boat tour is canceled.

Soar! The Flying Squirrel Zipline will have you flying through the treetops and zipping over the valley’s largest blue hole surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. LRC's professional guides will lead you on an exhilarating 3-zip adventure.

Discover! The seasonal Butterfly Habitat, nature trails, picnic areas, and a favorite children's activity, the gemstone sluice. Wildflower Gifts offers apparel, home decor, collectibles, jewelry, Kentucky food products, fossils, and more.

Just looking to stretch your legs and enjoy some fresh air? Enjoy the valley's blue hole trails at no charge by simply checking in at the Visitor Center to let them know you're there. Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the valley.

Open year round, 7 days a week. Walk-in visitors are always welcome, or you can reserve your spot on the Underground Boat Tour (daily) or Zipline (seasonal) on the Lost River Cave website. The Zipline will open mid-March.



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Yoga in Lost River...

September 19, 2019

Join us in the Cavern Nite Club for 60 minutes of all-levels yoga. Bring your yoga mat and venture... Read More


Scarecrow Trail

September 28 - October 31, 2019

Come out and hit the trails with your friends and family and see all of the creative, spooky and fun... Read More


Junior Naturalist...

March 9 - October 19, 2019

The Junior Naturalist Program is designed to encourage children to explore nature all year. It is... Read More


Adult Nature...

April 14 - December 8, 2019

Lost River Cave’s Nature Center offers a number of programs and interpretive hikes for the adult... Read More

$2 off Adult...

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Good for up to 6 admissions. No other discount applies. Must print to redeem. Code: BGVG Read More