Wild and Wonderful Locations: Organ Cave


 

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Organ Cave

Hello, Wild and Wonderful readers,

Our location posts are meant to give you a more in-depth glimpse into outdoor areas that are near and dear to our hearts. These places are great for hiking, adventures with furry friends, and beautiful Instagram pictures. We hope you'll follow along with us and take on an adventure of your own. Lastly, we hope you remember, "Mountaineers are Always Free."

 History

Tucked away in the heart of Greenbrier County, West Virginia, Organ Cave is a National Historic and Natural Landmark. The cave happens to be the first site where the first Prehistoric three toes sloth was uncovered. According to the website, the cave has over 45 miles of mapped passages and 200 leads that have yet to be mapped at surveyed for exploration. Organ Cave is the second largest commercial cave on the east coast! 

Hours of Operation 

Summer Hours

May-August

Monday-Saturday

9 am - 4 pm

Fall Hours

September-October

Tour 1 at 10 am 

Tour 2 at 12 pm

 Tour 3 at 2 pm

Winter Hours

November - April 1st 

All tours are made based on reservation

Experience

If you are looking for something a little less adventurous, the walking tours are for you. However, for our more adventurous readers, we recommend exploring the caves by spelunking. Spelunking is a fantastic way to add a little adventure in your life and get a little dirty while having fun. When you get done with your adventure, make sure to stop by the gift shop to check out all the unique items and Appalachian artifacts.

*When going into caves, we always recommend that you wear layers. Underground locations are notoriously cool, and we want you to be comfortable*

What would be the best "Wild and Wonderful" gear for Organ Cave? We'd recommend grabbing one of our sweatshirts and our "Almost Heaven Dad Hat" for your trip. With Wild and Wonderful Lifestyle Company, we guarantee you'll be comfy and ready for adventure.

We hope you'll visit Organ Cave! If you do, be sure to tag us in all your adventures through Instagram or Facebook!