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Playground - campground

at Onondaga Cave State Park

A playground made of recycled plastic products is located just inside the campground next to site 68 and the fee booth. It is available for use from 8 a.m. until dark. Parents should take precaution to instruct children to pay attention while playing in the area.

a bench sitting next to playground equipment with two slides

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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

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

Onondaga Cave hours

2023 Onondaga Cave tours

  • Tours will start April 1 and be offered seven days a week through Sept. 15.
  • Tours can be reserved online on our reservation website or by visiting the park. For more information, contact the park at 573-245-6576.

2023 Cathedral Cave tours

  • Tours will be offered on weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Visitor Center hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April through October – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through March – Closed

Store hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April through October - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through March - Closed

Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round