Alabaster Caverns State Park
***NOTICE*** Due to winterization at Alabaster Caverns State Park, the lower tent campground will be closed and gated with bathrooms winterized from October 31, 2019 through April 1, 2020. The upper campground RV camping and bathroom facilities will be open and available.
Enter one of the largest natural gypsum caves in the world at Alabaster Caverns State Park. This rare cave is open to the public, and the only gypsum show cave in the United States. Daily guided tours of Alabaster Cavern leave promptly on the hour from 9am-4pm. For safety reasons, a maximum of 40 visitors are allowed on each tour. A fee is charged for the tour.
The cavern tour includes guided interpretation on a well-lit path. Group tour rates are available for school and youth groups only and only after a reservation has been made and a confirmation number been issued. Group reservations are required at least two weeks in advance by calling the park office. NOTE: Tour reservations are recommended during holiday weekends and during local events.
Alabaster Caverns State Park also features 11 reservable RV sites and approximately 12 tent sites available on a first come, first serve basis. Enjoy hiking trails, picnic areas, group shelters with electricity, grills, water and a volleyball court.
For a unique adventure, try wild caving at the park. Better known as spelunking, Alabaster Caverns is home to four caves that are maintained especially for wild caving. Caves range in length from 550 feet to 1,600-ft. Permits may be obtained at park office. No permits will be issued between October 1 and March 31 for protection of hibernating bats. A small fee per person applies. Wild caving is only permitted between the hours of 8am and 3pm. Please contact the park office for an equipment list as well as rules and regulations.
The Alabaster Cavern's Raptor Roost Trail is part of the Park Rx America Program that encourages heart health through regular exercise. After your walk, don't forget to stop by the park's gift shop where you'll find a wide variety of souvenirs including gift items related to nature, the cavern and the resident bat population.
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Guided Tours of the Cavern:
Ages 5 & under: Free, but do require a ticket.
Ages 6 to 12: $7
Ages 13 to 61: $10
Ages 62 & over: $8
Active Duty Military (w/ current military ID): $8
Wild Caving (April 1-September 30): $8/person. (Special equipment is required)
Tent sites: $16
RV sites with electric & water hookups: $25
Senior Discounts for Campsites:
The senior discount is currently $2 off the daily published rate for designated standard RV and tent campsites. Utility fees are not discounted.
Total disability discount is currently 50% of the base rate for designated standard RV and tent campsites. Utility and premium campsite fees are not discounted.
Senior discounts are also offered on cave tours and other recreational features.
For more information on senior and disabled discounts, please click ’Senior Citizen & Physically Challenged Visitor Opportunities’ under the Maps & Resources tab located above.
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.