Welcome to Cosmic Cavern in Berryville, Arkansas!
The only show cave in Arkansas listed in "THE TOP 10 GUIDED TOURS IN THE STATE."
Cosmic Cavern in Berryville, Arkansas is one of the states’ most beautiful natural attractions! When you are in Northwest Arkansas or the Berryville area and are looking for “things to do” or “attractions” Cosmic Cavern is a “must see” destination. We are easy to find, right between Eureka Springs, Arkansas and Branson, Missouri. Cosmic Cavern is Arkansas’s largest privately owned show cave. Cosmic Cavern was discovered in 1845, but wasn’t developed until 1927. Cosmic Cavern’s cave tour is approximately a 1hr and 15 minute walking tour in the warmest cave in the Ozarks, at a steady 64 degrees and 96% humidity. The cave is a warm 64 degrees in the winter and a cool 64 degrees in the summer. It is the perfect temperature no matter what season of the year you choose to vist! The cave features a 9 foot soda straw, the longest known in the Ozarks, and 2 bottomless cave lakes. The first lake, South Lake, has had trout in it for nearly 50 years. Some of the trout have gone blind and most have lost their color. One of the lakes was discovered in 1993 in the “Silent Splendor” section which made national news. This was Arkansas’ most delicate discovery. The bottom or end of these lakes has yet to be found. The newly discovered area, “Silent Splendor” is hailed as a must see attraction in Arkansas. It is so pristine and untouched that many of the beautiful formations are transparent.
Be sure and bring your camera! There are all kinds of beautiful and once in a lifetime photo opportunities. Whether you are on our general cave tour or one of our adventurous wild cave tours, you will have plenty of interesting creations of nature to photograph. Also, in the winter months both golden and bald eagles are in abundance around the cavern area.
Schools, Scouts, Churches, Family Reunions, Clubs, Corporate Events or whatever your gathering is, are welcome at Cosmic Cavern! We offer special reduced group rates for parties of 10 or more! We ask that groups of 10 or more fill out our group reservation form (available on our “Group Info” page), and have one person to be responsible for the entire groups admission charge.
Wild Cave Tours are a special treat for adventure enthusiast. Offered after normal cave hours, our wild tour takes you to places rarely experienced by tourist. You’ll see stunning sights, bottomless lakes, crawl through the limitless depths of our beautiful cave. Visit the wild tours page for more information!