Round Spring Cavern

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Location: Van Buren, south of Salem, north of Eminence. On Hwy 19.
Open: Memorial Day to Labor Day daily 10, 14. [2004]
Fee: Adults USD 5, Children USD 2. Sold 30 min before tour, no reservations! [2004]
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: lantern tours.
Dimension: T=14 °C.
Guided tours: D=120 min., max 15 persons.
Address: Round Spring Cavern, Ozark National Scenic Riverways, PO Box 490, Van Buren, MO 63965, +1-314-323-4236.
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1932 opened to the public.
1972 incorporated into the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.


Round Spring Cave is close to the famous spring with the same name, but not connected. It is said to be heavily decorated with formations. This cave is only guided with lanterns twice a day by the National Park Service.