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Howe Caverns Hours
Cave Tours
By Reservation Only

Howe High Adventure
Is Closed For The 2020 Season
CLICK FOR HOURS

No Wheeled Devices, Food, Beverages (including bottled water) or Bags of Any Kind are Allowed in the Cave.

History

6 Million Years Ago

Scientists believe nature began to slowly craft Howe Caverns some six million years ago; long before even the ancient, extinct animal known as the woolly mammoth…

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Discovered By Humans

Howe Caverns, which was discovered 20 years before the outbreak of the Civil War, has a history that follows America’s transformation from a farm-based economy…

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First Tour

On May 22, 1842, Howe entered the cave with Wetsel. Day after day, the two returned to explore the caverns. Each time, they would go a little farther…

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Lester Howe’s Legacy

Farmer, adventurer, entrepreneur, entertainer, eccentric genius, inventor, husband and father–Lester Howe, born on January 7, 1810 in Decatur…

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