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Shenandoah Caverns

261 Caverns Rd, Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847-1432
+1 540-477-3115
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Suprisingly beautiful caverns

We were visiting my son in Woodstock, VA and decided to visit the cavern. It was one in Virginia we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
James D
Goldvein, Virginia
Amazing place

We visited the Shenandoah Caverns couple of times. Every-time is a great experience. It's an unique... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nadia B
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Shenandoah Caverns has been thrilling visitors since 1922. It is the only Virginia cavern with elevator service, making it one of the easiest caverns to tour. It's also the closest major cavern to I-81 (Exit 269). Our famous bacon formations are so unusual they were featured in National Geographic. Personally guided tours through our 17 soaring rooms take approximately one hour. Also see our other attractions: Main Street of Yesteryear, American Celebration on Parade (open seasonally), and the Yellow Barn. Open all year. Located 2 minutes from I-81, Exit 269, five miles north of New Market, VA in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Let the exploration begin! Please keep in mind that while Shenandoah Caverns does have an elevator, it is not considered handicap accessible. The pathway is crushed gravel with slight inclines throughout the tour, so assistance is required to navigate the tour via wheelchair. There is also one small portion that is not accessible by wheelchair at all. If you are walking the tour, you must be able to stand for one hour and walk one mile. If you have any questions about accessibility, please give us a call.
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261 Caverns Rd, Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847-1432
+1 540-477-3115
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were visiting my son in Woodstock, VA and decided to visit the cavern. It was one in Virginia we had not yet seen. It was a delightful experience. They have a museum with many different parade floats, which is well worth the visit, and...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the Shenandoah Caverns couple of times. Every-time is a great experience. It's an unique and extraordinary place. They have 2 exhibits more which are OK. If it 's nice outside plan for a picnic, it's a breathtaking place, you will definitely enjoy it.

Thank Nadia B
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family was in the area for a wedding. I have been wanting to show my kids caverns for years and decided to finally do it on this trip. I researched several in the area and this one offered the most affordable pricing (AAA &...More

Thank Jean Marie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our visit immensely. Only suggestion is to limit the number of people. Our young tour guide couldn't be heard, as too many people in the group.

Thank Fourbufs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was great. Caverns are amazing and beautiful. Our tour guide Kristin was funny and engaging and we learned a lot from her. The only criticism we have is it was hard to hear her at times. If you have bad hearing, it’s probably a...More

Thank Jeannie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have an elevator to go down the cave and we've seen colorful stones,some of the stone's formation were shiny like diamonds.Awesome site where they have a bishop shape stone.

Thank LegitimateM
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My wife and I truly enjoyed this experience. The caves were magical, so unique and inspiring. 1 inch growth per @125 years. The presentation of these natural marvels were awh inspiring. The various exhibits aside this Glorification of Mother Nature will certainly bring us back...More

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We thought it would be a crappy tour considering we had been in self-guided tours in caverns recently but we actually found it pleasant. We had a smaller group, maybe 10 people and the tour guide, Hannah, all while she was young and her jokes...More

Thank AmbyrLynne
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Nice people great attraction, lots to see. This place was a better value than the other caverns that are nearby, If I were to choose a single cavern to see in this area, it would be this one.

Thank paulkotrtoit
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visited this cavern for the first time. Basically had a private tour. Tour guide was good and knowledgeable. The caverns don't appear to be as old as some of the other ones, but still has impressive features. I would have liked to have gone out...More

Thank geoffreys1
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27 July 2017|
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Response from Diana G | Reviewed this property |
There is no place to leave the dog. I believe that Luray Caverns has a kennel available but am not sure.
Earl M
20 May 2017|
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Response from VanessaW | Reviewed this property |
In layers so you can take a jacket or sweatshirt off-sturdy shoes that may get muddy
Jennifer C
14 April 2017|
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Response from Sadaf2013 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if there was a discount massanutten. Bought cavern's ticket from Groupon