Squire Boone Caverns
Squire Boone Caverns
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
About
Squire Boone Caverns is a natural wonder attraction that provides guests a respite from their plugged-in, technology heavy lives. Squire Boone, American pioneer and legend, discovered the caverns in 1790 and soon built a thriving settlement centered around Boone's Mill, which is still operating today. Rich in history and geological wonders, guests to the Caverns will leave with plans to visit again and again. Along with the cave tour and Historic Boone's Mill, activities at the Caverns include: Indiana's Largest Rock Shop and Gem-Mining Sluice, the Soap Shop, Hannah Boone's Candle Shop, homemade sweets and savory lunch options at the kitchen and a nature trail to simply take some time out. For the adventurous, make a reservation for the Squire Boone Caverns Zipline Adventure. The tree-top canopy course is family-friendly (a smaller zipline course is available for those who may not meet the height requirements). The complete tour through the beautiful grounds at Squire Boone Caverns includes 6 canopy zip lines and a swinging suspension bridge. Squire Boone Caverns Zipline Adventures is ACCT (Association for Challenge Course Technology) certified for installation, maintenance and operation, so you can feel secure and concentrate on having fun!
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  • Rosalove7
    Glenview, Illinois2,643 contributions
    Fantastic tour guide Liz A must see
    Came to do the 4 cave tours to get a shirt. This was the 2nd cave we did. Its about an 1 hour and 15 min tour. The area is super cool lots to do. The pigs and goats were super friendly unfortunately when we went they ran out of feed food so we could not feed the animals. The cave tour was awesome we had Liz as our tour guide she was exceptional tour guide. She gave fantastic information and dealt with a child who had an anxiety attack during our tour that vomited. She really did great dealing with the situation. You do need to wear a mask during these times amd we went in with a group of about 15 people so hard to keep 6 feet apart. be careful there are metal stairs that are quite slippery. This was definitely one of my favorite caverns we seen with all the water falls and formations a must see in the area.
    Thank You so much for the review! We will also let Liz know that she did a great job!
    Written August 22, 2020
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2020
    Traveled with family
    Written August 20, 2020
  • MzKittyG
    Sun City, Arizona526 contributions
    Indiana Cave Trail stop 1
    I decided to do the Indiana Cave Trail (you visit 4 caves and earn a t-shirt). Aside from seeing an advertisement for the Cave Trail I knew nothing about any of the caves. It was very interesting to hear the history of not just the cave but Squire Boone. This was my favorite cave on the trail as far as history and formations. Hours during the fall are limited. Check the website before going. They are requiring masks and are following CSC guidelines for COVID and I felt very safe. They have a little village. It wasn’t open when we were there. They also have a few animals- goats and a pig that you can feed.
    Thank You so much for the reveiw we greatly appreciate it.
    Written September 15, 2020
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2020
    Traveled with friends
    Written September 12, 2020
  • Idk I
    1 contribution
    Awesome place and experience.
    Me and my family had an amazing time here. We first went to the Boone's mill first and met this nice employee named Floyd. He was very informative, knowledgeable, hospitable, and answered all our questions well. He basically gave us the foundation and information on the property and squire and Daniel, about them, etc. I felt well informed and content with how I knew some history first before the tour guide went into it more. Overall, the experience was well worth it!
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 7, 2023
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1 contribution
Jul 2023 • Family
Me and my family had an amazing time here. We first went to the Boone's mill first and met this nice employee named Floyd. He was very informative, knowledgeable, hospitable, and answered all our questions well. He basically gave us the foundation and information on the property and squire and Daniel, about them, etc. I felt well informed and content with how I knew some history first before the tour guide went into it more. Overall, the experience was well worth it!
Written 7 July 2023
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Explore05378948747
Gulf Shores, AL1 contribution
Aug 2022 • Family
If you're afraid of heights, don't go. A 6 story climb up a spiral stairs to get out, wasn't fun. The rest was good.
Written 14 June 2023
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Porthos7
West Chester, OH6,300 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
Incredible, and beautifully showcased cave system with a bit of old school roadside America attached to it! Definitely go for the caves, but there is a whole lot more to explore and learn there. The cave system is NOT handicap accessible, and know that there is a fairly strenuous, tight (small width) circular staircase to actually exit the cave with (I'm athletic and I was winded going up!). You can easily spend half a day here with everything to do, and very friendly/accommodating staff. Go and enjoy!
Written 16 May 2023
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Kimberly P
2 contributions
Apr 2023 • Family
Love love love this cave. People are great and cave is so active and beautiful! Recommend always!!! I always make sure I come and visit.
Written 6 April 2023
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Megan Y
3 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
The tour guide was very enthusiastic about showing us around the cave. Also, she was very knowledgeable as was everyone else. It was definitely a lot better than I expected.
Written 29 July 2022
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John S
34 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
We took our grandkids today ages 10 and 7 and they loved it. The cave tour was great an hour long was perfect for young kids.They have mining and candle making and petting zoo. The gift shop is wonderful and priced low to high. The restaurant is cute but expensive. For a family of 4 lunch will be about $45.00. Colby was our tour guide and he was great.Total time was about 3 hours to do everything.
Written 19 July 2022
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Terri M
Cambridge, Canada12 contributions
Mar 2022 • Family
Mallory is an excellent guide who spoke clearly and obviously knows the facts and history of the cave. The property is very well maintained, animals look happy in their clean barnyard. 73 steps up/down spiral staircases.
We were a group of grandparents, adults and grandkids. Our group had a variety of ages and all thoroughly enjoyed the cave. It had been about 40 years since my last visit. It has only improved with age.
Written 17 March 2022
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steve k
La Porte, IN52 contributions
Aug 2021
Very Cool Place water fall and blue lights were very nice great staff great price easy to find on google maps nice drive out there
Written 22 September 2021
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Jul 2021
We drove 6 hours to the cave today only to find out it was closed. As we came upon the entrance road, there was a sign in the middle of the road saying the road was closed due to flooding.

So, thinking there may be another way into the cave, we spent 10 minutes calling the cave only to have the line ring unanswered. Then we called their secondary 888 number. Finally, a woman answered. She said they were closed due to the recent rains. So, why was this not on their website??? Their website loudly announces, "WE'RE OPEN EVERY DAY! CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!". However, this is not at all true. I figured that maybe this was my fault for not doing my due diligence and I must have missed a warning on the site informing visitors the attraction may close due to rains and to call before traveling. Nope, I found no such warning anywhere on their website. So, that was a fun trip.

Squire Boone Caverns, please, update your website and let visitors know they would be wise to check the weather forecast and call you about the possibility that you will be closed. Also, please, don't advertise a phone number if you aren't going to answer it. It's too hard to get a signal around your attraction as it is. Not answering your phone just adds additional frustration to the situation.
Written 12 July 2021
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J Dabster Etch
Fort Wayne, IN415 contributions
Oct 2020 • Family
Beautiful beautiful experience to see this cavern, during this trip this is one of our first caverns on the indiana cavern trail and I just loved it .

Unfortunately when we visited everything else was close even the zipline so there was not much to do after the guided walking tour .
Written 7 October 2020
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Thank You so much for the review and for coming to see us. Hopefully you'll get to return in the summer when the village and zipline are open.
Written 8 October 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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  • Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
  • Sat - Sun 10:00 AM - 6:00 AM