Experience the Wild

Introducing Adult Nature Programs in 2017!

Lost River Cave’s Nature Center offers a number of programs and interpretive hikes for the adult nature enthusiast. These programs will not only get you outside enjoying nature; they provide a relaxed atmosphere to spend time with friends and even make new ones!

Registration is required for each individual program. Prices and times may vary.

For more information:
Contact Annie or Delaney at 270.393.0077.

2017 Adult Nature Program Schedule

November 19, 2017: Past-the-Dam Cave Walk

Program Cost: $75 • 1:00pm-3:00pm

Explore the Lost River Cave past the boat tour dam. Walk with staff experienced in caving, cave geology, and cave biology to see what we can find. Walk will be wet and strenuous, requires no experience in caving. All equipment provided. 


December 3, 2017: The Archaeology of Lost River Cave

Program Cost: $20 • 1:00pm-2:00pm

Discover the ancient people who visited Lost River Cave. Learn of their cultures, lifestyles, and see examples of tools they left behind.


March 26, 2017: Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Program Cost: $35 • Certification Cost: $35 • 1:00pm-3:00pm

Food, Water, Shelter, Space? Do you have what it takes to provide a welcoming environment for wildlife? Learn to add a few natural features or become a Certified Backyard Habitat.


April 23, 2017: Spring Wildflower Hike

Program Cost: $15 • 1:00pm-3:00pm

Enjoy the beauty of spring with this guided wildflower hike through the forest of the Lost River Cave Valley.

September 17, 2017: Geocaching 101

Program Cost: $15 • 1:00pm-3:00pm

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt using a hand-held Global Positioning System. Geocaching 101 will teach you how to successfully participate in the game. Learn about the types of caches, what you need to Geocache, proper etiquette and information about the widely used website, geocaching.com.

October 15, 2017: Natural Fabric Dyeing

Program Cost: $75 • 1:00pm-3:00pm

Create your own wearable nature. Did you know that a great source for dyes can be found right in your own back yard! Roots, nuts, leaves, and flowers are just a few common natural ways to get many colors. Join us to dye your own silk.