July 14, 2017

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Guided lantern tours through Onondaga Cave offered July 22 and Aug. 26

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 14, 2017 – The public will have the opportunity to take a guided lantern tour of Onondaga Cave at Onondaga Cave State Park near Leasburg July 22 and Aug. 26. The tours, held from 7 to 9 p.m. each time, are hosted by the Onondaga Friends Association.  

As guests are guided through the cave, they will hear about the interesting characters that played a role in the cave’s history. Young children are welcome but the tour is geared toward an adult audience.

Space for the tour is limited and advanced reservations and payments are highly recommended. The fee is $22.00 for adults and $12 for children between 11 and 14. For more information and to make online reservations, visit The Onondaga Friends Association will use proceeds to enhance interpretive services at the park.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit for more information. 

Onondaga Cave State Park is located seven miles southeast of the Leasburg exit off Interstate 44 on Highway H. For more information about the park, call Onondaga Cave State Park at 573-245-6576.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.