West Liberty, Ohio: Ohio Caverns

Over two miles of surveyed passages. The largest cave in Ohio. Motto: "Where nature carved a fairyland." Features "Crystal King," claimed to be one of the world's most perfectly formed stalactites.

Address:
2210 Hwy 245 E., West Liberty, OH
Directions:
US Hwy 68 to West Liberty. Turn east at the stoplight onto Baird St./Hwy 245. Drive east two miles. Turn right to stay on Hwy 245. Drive two more miles, following Hwy 245 through several turns, to Ohio Caverns entrance on left.
Hours:
Daily 9-5; off-season 9-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
937-465-4017
Admission:
Adults $17.
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Crystal King stalactite formation.

Ohio Caverns

With stalagmites, the showpiece Crystal King formation (pressed pennies of it are available in the gift shop), and the tiny, blink-and-you'll-miss-it "Old Town Pump" formation, pointed out to passersby by an employee sitting next to it with a flashlight: There it is. Old Town Pump, there it is. Old Town Pump. Old Town Pump. Right there. Old Town Pump.

[Kitsa, 04/28/2021]

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