Visitor Center

at Onondaga Cave State Park

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

exhibits inside the visitor center


November through March



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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to 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: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; 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

2024 Onondaga Cave tours

  • Closed for tours through June 30, 2024.

2024 Cathedral Cave tours

  • Tours will be offered three times a day, daily.
  • Tours can be reserved online on our reservation website or by visiting the park. For more information, contact the park at 573-245-6576.

Visitor Center hours

November through March


Store hours

November through March


Park Office hours

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