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. Read 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, September 19th, 2019. 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. Sign Up Here.

Scarecrow Trail 2019

Our 8th annual Scarecrow Trail is set to be the best one yet! Create a ‘crow as a business or non-profit organization, with a group of friends, or all on your own. Registration open now! Learn more 

Girls in Nature Series: (Don’t) Get Lost in the Woods

Calling all girls aged 8-13 for the Girls in Nature Series! The GINS program is designed to inspire girls’ interest in nature and develop their outdoor skills in a fun, engaging environment. The GINS program focuses on cooperation, self-confidence, and leadership skills. Register now. Learn more 

Camping At The Cave

Leaves might be falling but tents are rising!  Join Lost River Cave for the 2019 Camping at the Cave as we enjoy the beautiful fall weather under the stars. Read More

Fall Break Camp

Dominant trees, nature folklore, and pioneering adventures await the Fall Break Nature Discovery Campers.  Children ages 6-12 will enjoy crafts, games, and outdoor education during their break from school. Read 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. Read 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. Read More

Adult Nature Education Series:

Natural Dyeing

Colors extracted from nature can tint your soul and paint your spirit with hues of flowers, leaves, seeds, fruits, and even beetles!  On November 10 wear a little nature home when you dye your own beautiful silk scarf. Read More


Lost River Cave is proud to host Tinkergarten BG! Tinkergarten provides high-quality play-based early childhood learning in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors! Read More

Green River Grotto

The Green River Grotto holds monthly meetings in the River Birch Room at Lost River Cave. This organization is dedicated to the responsible survey, documentation, clean-up, and conservation of caves and the karst landscape. Read More

Kentucky Sierra Club –

Mammoth Cave Group  

Lost River Cave is home to the Mammoth Cave Group of the Kentucky Sierra Club Chapter. The group meets at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of the month in the River Birch Room. The group focuses on environmental issues impacting the Mammoth Cave area including sprawl, and air and water quality issues. Read More