Scarecrow Trail 2018

Our 2018 Scarecrow Trail is set to be the best one yet! Create a ‘crow as a business, with a group of friends, or make it all your own. Registration open now! Learn More

Great American Campout 2018

Join us Saturday October 20, 2018 for our annual Great American Campout. This event is a local favorite and is always full of fun and festivities. For one night only you can camp at Lost River Cave and Valley, take part in craft activities, campfire cooking, storytelling and more! Learn More or Register Here.

Fall Break Nature Discovery Camp 2018

Lost River Cave’s Fall Break Nature Discovery Camp returns Monday, October 1, 2018. Children ages 6-12 will learn about nature, cave ecosystems, crawl through cave passages to explore Kentucky’s unique Karst environment, enjoy the outdoors, and make nature-inspired crafts.  Learn More or Register Here.

Reindeer Encounter

Reindeer Encounter will be back December 8th & 9th! Prancer, Santa, and Mrs. Claus are returning to Lost River Cave for another weekend of wintry fun. Be sure to check out the new ticket details for this year’s event: Learn More

Snow Flurry Scurry 

Runners mark you calendars! The fifth annual Snow Flurry Scurry 5K benefitting the Lost River Cave Nature Center will be held on Saturday January 26, 2019 at 9:00 am!  Prizes will be given to the Top 5 overall male and female and top male and female from each age division. Printable Registration Form

Adult Nature Programs

All new Adult Nature Program Series for 2018! Join Lost River Cave throughout the year for adventures exploring and learning about the outdoors. Registration is required for each individual program. Learn More

Water Wheel Rounds at Lost River Cave

Hear original music performed by the talented songwriters who wrote it. Each unique performance will feature local artists, guests from Nashville, and as far away as Toronto, Canada. Learn More

Yoga in the Cave

Yoga in the Cave with Be Happy Yoga and Salt Cave returns to the historic Cavern Nite Club on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Check-in at 6:00 pm, class from 6:30-7:30 pm. Enjoy this unique experience as you connect your practice of yoga to the natural surroundings of Lost River Cave. Learn more

Nature Sketching at Lost River Cave

Expand your knowledge of drawing techniques and nature at Lost River Cave. Sketching classes will be offered Thursday September 6, 2018 and Thursday September 13, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Examples of different tree sketchbook drawings in graphite, colored pencil, pen, and watercolor will be shown along with brief demonstrations. Registration Information 

Charlie Miller Butterfly Habitat

The 2018 Charlie Miller Butterfly Habitat is open! View native Kentucky plants and butterflies as you stroll through the open air enclosure. Public and private butterfly releases periodically. Thank you to all who donated to make this community favorite possible again this year. Learn More

Nature Trading Post 

The Nature Trading Post empowers children to learn about and share their exciting outdoor discoveries. This attraction is open the 2nd and 4th Saturday, April-October, from 1-4 pm.  Learn More

Junior Naturalist Program

Designed for children ages 6-12 who meet every other month to discover, investigate and enjoy fun nature-centered adventures. The programs give children hands-on experiences as they explore and learn about nature. Check back for upcoming Junior Naturalist Programs. Learn More