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Online Tickets Now Available… Traditional Tour MUST BE Booked Online!

Note: Please DO NOT use taxis or rideshares (Uber & Lyft).

You must have your own transportation to and from our property. We are located in a very rural area where these services are not available. Although we are listed as a pick up location on Uber and Lyft’s apps, drivers do not accept the ride and will not return to our property to pick you up. Please note that we CANNOT AND DO NOT provide transportation back to your point of origin.

Traditional Cave Tours

Whether you live in New York, want to take a day trip, or are looking for a fun affordable overnight stay, Howe Caverns is one of the most exciting NYS natural attractions. The cave tour consists of a 1.25 mile walk with a 0.25 mile boat ride. There are also 139 stairs throughout the cave tour. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to use the restrooms. Gift shops close when the last tour comes out of the cave (specialty tours excluded).

Traditional Tickets MUST be Purchased Online.

Hot outside?

No problem! At 52°F year round, there’s no place like our great cave for the ultimate cool down on a hot day. We like to say that it’s cool on a summer day but warm on a winter day!

Please note if you are traveling with your beloved pets: Howe Caverns’ pet policy strictly prohibits animals from being left in alone vehicles. We will immediately notify law enforcement. For your convenience, we offer an outdoor roof-covered kennel with clean large individual pens, free of charge. Upon your arrival, simply let a Guest Services team member know that you are traveling with your pet and would like to use the kennel. Please factor an additional 1/2 hr. before your arrival/tour departure time to get your pet situated. We’re looking forward to seeing you soon!

Please download the application for employment. Completed applications can be dropped off during business hours or emailed to

Looking for Something New, Different & Exciting

Visit Howe Caverns For Cave Yoga & Zumba!

Join us for a Yoga Class at Howe Caverns during our Summer Yoga Series. A yoga class in the cave is sure to be a unique experience! We have over 15 instructors that will be teaching throughout the summer, so check out the description for each class.
Tickets can be booked online at your convenience (a 6% processing fee will be applied to your order) or tickets can be booked by phone during our normal business hours (no fee to book by phone).


(518) 296-8900


Feeling adventurous? Our most seasoned tour guides are ready to take you on our very special Signature Rock Discovery Tour!

This 2.5 hour spelunking adventure explores what is beyond the dam toward the caverns’ natural entrance.

See you in Summer 2024!

This tour is physically demanding, with uneven terrain, some low ceilings, possible knee-high water in spots, and involving some climbing over rocks. There is no crawling.

This tour is available to those age 14 and over. Protective gear is provided.
Please call 518.296.8900
with any inquiries and to make reservations.

This tour will sell out quickly!
Don’t miss this great opportunity to see what’s beyond that mysterious dam door!

Get ready to experience the most immersive escape room in the Capital Region. 

Do you think YOU know HOWE TO ESCAPE!?

The Ultra-Max penitentiary known as “The Cave” houses the most notorious criminal geniuses in the country. Built 15 stories underground, The Cave has the latest in cutting-edge escape deterrent technology deployed in the facility. Many infamous individuals have spent the waning years of their lives behind its triple-reinforced cell walls and state-of-the-art security systems. This distinguished clientele has resulted in multiple escape attempts, but none have been successful… until now! A motley crew of the criminal elite, led by maniacal mastermind, Stu “The Flu” Galopso, have done the impossible and breached the confines of their containment sector. Society’s most dangerous and unpredictable fugitives are now at large, and only YOU can stop them!

Escape Room By Reservation Only

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(518) 296-8900

All ticket sales are nonrefundable and may not be exchanged.

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