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October 09, 2019

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Onondaga Cave State Park hosts Onondaga Cave State Park hosts Geology Cave Tour Oct. 26


Onondaga Cave State Park hosts Onondaga Cave State Park hosts Geology Cave Tour Oct. 26

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, OCT. 9, 2019 – The Onondaga Friends Association will partner with area grottoes to host geology tours of Onondaga Cave, Saturday, Oct. 26. These first-come, first-served cave tours will leave every half-hour from the visitor center. The first tour begins promptly at 5 p.m. and the last tour will depart at 9 p.m. This lively and exciting event is geared towards an adult audience, but everyone is welcome.


To ensure you preferred tour time is available, it is highly recommended that you make advanced reservations especially if you are planning a group event. Reservations and advance payment can be made by visiting onondagafriends.org. If you plan on camping at the park, be sure to make your camping reservation early by visiting mostateparks.com or by calling 1-877-422-6766.


Conditions in the cave include limited lighting, concrete walkways, metal handrails, cool temperature (57 degrees F) and high humidity (nearing 100%). Participants are encouraged to dress in layers of warm clothing and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes or boots.
Onondaga Cave State Park is located 7 miles southeast of the Leasburg exit off of Interstate 44 on Highway H. For more information about this and other events, contact the park at 573-245-6576.


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

 

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