The Discovery Trail follows the path of the first explorers through large water-carved passages, under the natural entrance, along the cave stream, and through enormous, beautifully decorated rooms. This longer, more strenuous tour is 1.2 miles long, with nearly 700 stairsteps. Do not take this tour if you have walking, heart, or breathing difficulties. Tour is only available Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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Not recommended for visitors with known heart or respiratory problems, poor circulation or difficulty walking long distances on unlevel surfaces and negotiating stairs. Evacuation from the cave to a hospital for medical attention could take several hours.
The cave is a constant 58 degree temperature so please dress appropriately; wear low-heeled non-slip shoes; there are NO restrooms underground.
Educational school groups consisting of children 18 years old and younger are asked to contact the Caverns directly at 1-870-757-2211 to schedule their school group tour. School group tours are available Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. The tour times are between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Educational groups must specify the group's name. Cost is $3 for students ages 6-15 and $7 for students ages 16 and over.
When scheduling a group tour, its required that the payment be done in one transaction. Group reservations are required. Groups must have a minimum size of 15 people. Group tickets must be picked up at least 30 minutes before the scheduled tour time. Group reservations may be made by calling the Caverns directly at 1 (870) 757-2211.