Childersburg, Alabama: DeSoto Caverns

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Address:
5181 Desoto Caverns Parkway, Childersburg, AL
Directions:
Hwy 76, 5 mi E of town.
Hours:
Apr-Sep M-Sa 9-5:30, Su 1-5:30, Nov-Mar M-S 9-4:30 pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
256-378-7252
Admission:
Adults $16.99 Children $13.99
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DeSoto Caverns

A classic commercial cave, featuring a biblical light and fountain show, a waterfall, and fish with normal eyesight. The "Cave Crawl Box" outside puts you through 200 feet of simulated cave crawling.

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Wall of illuminated flowstone inside DeSoto Caverns.

DeSoto Caverns Park

DeSoto Caverns now has 24 outside attractions, including gemstone panning, bathtub racers, potty racers, a maze, pedal go-carts, and the Cave Crawl Box. There are several light shows throughout the year celebrating different holidays such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, July 4th, and Valentine's Day.

An addition was made to the Gift Shop in 2004 which added a separate rock shop that has rocks from around the world.

[Christie Graham, 11/25/2006]

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