Scarecrow Trail 2019

Our 8th annual Scarecrow Trail is the best one yet! Come out and experience all the ‘crows local families, businesses, and organizations have built on our trails!  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

Girls in Nature Series

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 Girls in Nature Series program focuses on cooperation, self-confidence, and leadership skills. 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. 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

Adult Nature Education Series:

The Peoples of Lost River Cave

From 10,000 years ago to today, the various peoples that have roamed and homed at Lost River Cave left many legacies behind. Learn about the Native American people, Civil War soldiers, early entrepreneurs, and merry-makers of the legendary beginnings.  Read More

Reindeer Encounter 2019

Prancer is coming to town! Prancer, Santa, and Mrs. Claus will return to Lost River Cave December 7 and 8! You don’t want to miss out on this festive, family fun event!  Read More

Volunteer Invasive Plant Initiative

Every Saturday from 1p-4p 


Help restore and preserve wildlife habitat by removing invasive and exotic plants from the Lost River Cave Valley. 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