Cave Spring Park is located just west of Van Buren, Missouri on US Highway 60, adjacent to the Eleven Point ranger district of the Mark Twain National Forest. We currently offer a number of exciting activities and attractions including cave tours, zip lines, a museum & nature center, gem panning, a gift shop and a quarry dig (where you can take home real fossils, geodes, & crystals). Park passes are available and include the cave tour, museum/nature center, gem or fossil panning, quarry dig, and a souvenir photo.



Opening Day (May 1st) is fast approaching,our school field trip schedule only has 3 dates open.Make plans to visit soon.


The snow is finally melting and our Field Trip dates are filling in quickly.Call or email us with your reservation request as soon as possible for the best chance of securing your first choice date (have an alternate date in mind if possible).


Time to book your dates for school field trips.Spring is just around the corner and we are already getting requests for field trip dates,get your info to us as soon as possible for the best choice of dates.It’s always a good idea to have two dates in mind in case your first choice is taken.

We are now closed for the winter. We will reopen May 1st, 2015. We are available on a limited schedule for school, church & scout field trips in the off season. Please call 573-323-4001 to schedule a field trip and leave your name, call back number & date you would like to visit. We will call you back to confirm your reservation, no call back means we didn’t get your message, please try again.