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:
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
The Civil War at Lost River Cave
Join us December 2, 2018 for a two-part session on Civil War history at Lost River Cave. Discover the history and the role of Lost River Cave during the Civil War from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. For those who want to expand their experience, join experienced staff members in a trip to the upper passageway of the cave where civil war soldiers left their mark on the cave wall from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. This activity is strenuous and helmets and headlamps will be provided.
Water Wheel Rounds at Lost River Cave
Nature Trading Post
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.
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.
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.