Twilight Tours: Introducing Night Zips!

Who said nights were for sleeping? On Friday July 20, 2018 and Saturday July 21, 2018, Lost River Cave will be offering Twilight Tours and Night Zips! Two days only, guests can enjoy our Underground Boat Tours until 9pm, or take an exhilarating zip through the park at 8pm and 9pm. Glow-in-the-dark bracelets will be available for purchase. Come experience Lost River Cave in a whole new “light”! Book now: Boat Tour or Zipline


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 coming soon!


Get Down 2018

Join us Saturday July 28, 2018 for a night filled with dining, dancing, live music, silent auctions, and more. Proceeds from this widely anticipated event will support the future Nature Center at Lost River Cave. Find out more about the benefits of sponsorship and event details. Learn More

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

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! Check back soon for registration details.

Karst STEM Camp

Twelve high school students interested in engineering and sciences will be selected for a five-day camp during which they will learn about engineering hazards in karst environments. Applications for this scholarship-based program will be accepted until Friday July 6, 2018. Learn More

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

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

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