Visitor Center

at Onondaga Cave State Park

View displays and exhibits in the visitor center that showcase Missouri as a Cave State, interpreting the significance of caves to both the natural history and cultural history of Missouri, and explaining the significance of Onondaga Cave. 

Hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    March - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday
    April through October - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    November through February - Closed

Coordinates

38.061111, -91.226944

Park Hours

The park is open year-round for camping and day use.

Onondaga Cave hours

Onondaga Cave tours 

  • Tours are offered April 12 through Oct. 18 at scheduled times throughout the day, depending on the season and available staffing. 
  • At a minimum, tours are offered every two hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and increase to several tours per day from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 
  • Please call 573-245-6576 for a definitive tour time schedule.

Cathedral Cave tours

  • Cathedral Cave will open for school group tours starting April 13 and public tours starting May 15.
  • May 15-24 and Sept. 1 - Oct. 18 - 1 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m., Sunday
  • Memorial Day through Labor Day - 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m., Sunday
  • Tours may be available by special arrangement.  Please call 573-245-6576 to speak to the park naturalist for more information.

Visitor Center hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    March - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday
    April through October - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    November through February - Closed

Store hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    March - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday through Sunday
    April through October - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    November through February - Closed