Cave City, Kentucky: Crystal Onyx Cave

In the same Swiss cheese geology as the much larger Mammoth Cave, but still an intricate subterranean system. Billboards announce, "Prehistoric Indian Burial Site."
Address:
425 Prewitts Knob Rd, Cave City, KY
Directions:
South of town. I-65 exit 53. Drive east on KY-90 for two miles. Turn right onto Caveland Rd. Drive a quarter-mile to the cave.
Hours:
By appt. Closed when roads are icy. (Call to verify)
Phone:
270-773-3377
Admission:
Adults $15.
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Crystal Onyx Cave.

Crystal Onyx Cave

Very intricate and beautiful cave system. It's not as well-advertised as Mammoth Cave, and honestly doesn't have the size, but that in no way takes away from its splendor.

[Jenna Rupe, 01/07/2019]

Billboards announce, "Prehistoric Indian Burial Site." The cave was closed for several years, but now is open to visitors by appointment.

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