|Time||10:00 AM - 2:30 PM|
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park
|Description||Special Holiday Candlelight Tours of Lewis and Clark Caverns will be offered this year on Dec. 10 & 11, Dec. 17, & 18 and Dec.29 & 30
Tour times: 10:00a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:00,
12:45 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Tickets will go on Sale Monday, Nov.28th by calling the Caverns office at (406) 287-3541 during business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Tour size is limited. Tickets are non-refundable.
These special tour tickets are $20.00 for adults (12 and Up), $8.00 for children (6 to 11). Children 5 and under are discouraged from attempting the tour.
Candle lanterns will be provided.
Tour is two miles and two hours. 1¼ miles of this is outside and may require walking to and from the cave through snowy conditions. Dress for walking in snow, wind and cold temperatures.
Coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies will be available at the visitor center.
For safety reasons, the first (upper) half of the Caverns will be shown with the lights on. The lower half of the cave will be by candlelight.
Parents need to use their own judgement if children will be comfortable in the darkness of the cave and in the outside cold temperatures. Young children will not be given a candle lantern.
The park road to the Cave visitor center is plowed & sanded. 4-wheel drive or front wheel drive vehicles are recommended. The trail to and from the cave is not cleared of snow. Cave temperature is 48 degrees, outside temperature and wind can be highly variable.