Where History Runs Deep

, Grand Caverns was discovered in 1804 by Bernard (Barnette) Weyer while trying to retrieve one of his  hunting traps. Weyer's Cave opened for tours in 1806, making Grand Caverns the oldest continually operating show cave in the United States. Read our story.
A National Natural Landmark

BOOK A TOUR: RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
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Fountain Cave Adventure Tours
and Field Trip options available
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REGULAR HOURS:

Monday - Sunday

(Closed New Year's Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Thanksgiving Day)
April 1 - October 31            9am - 5pm
November 1 - March 31     10am - 4pm

NO CHILDREN UNDER 3 YEARS OLD ALLOWED ON TOURS

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Facility rental

The five shelters at Grand Caverns are ideal for company picnics and corporate retreats.  

We host company gatherings that include Shelter Rentals, Cavern Tours, Mini-Golf and Pool Admissions. We also accommodate weddings inside the Caverns and packages for facility rentals just for weddings and other special events.

BOOK SHELTER RENTAL

The shelters and recreational amenities at our park offer a variety of versatile opportunities for fresh air, fitness and fun.

We have a reputation for inventive spatial solutions and are consistently awarded for design excellence.

With gorgeous interiors, the spectacular residences bring together a holistic design vision with a passion for individuality and carefully considered detail.

Upcoming Events

Grand Caverns Pool Opening Day: 6/18th
Join us on Saturday 6/18th for our pool season start. We'll have our season passes available for purchase along with our daily admissions for the public. If you're a local, don't forget to tell us for a discounted rate. Also, if you'd like to schedule swim lessons or a pool party just email our pool manager, Michelle Tucker, at poolmanager@ci.grottoes.va.us.


Free Movie Night at John E Painter Park: 7/30th
The First Baptist Church of Grottoes is hosting a free movie night at John E Painter Park from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. They'll provide hotdogs, popcorn, and ice cream floats at no cost for this family friendly event. Lion King will begin at dark, until then the GVFD will have a Firetruck, Ambulance, and Wrecker onsite for the kids to enjoy.
location

The Shenandoah Valley

Whether you're a history buff, a nature-lover, birdwatcher, runner, hiker, cyclist, photographer, adventurer, or just someone who enjoys a great setting for a memorable time with friends and family, there's something for everyone on the grounds...and below the ground, at Grand Caverns.
PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
5 Grand Caverns Drive | Grottoes, VA 24441
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Our unique cottage is an official Grottoes Welcome Center and features our Grand Gift Shop that's filled with souvenirs ranging from stones to t-shirts.  Browse through a vast variety of rocks and minerals, as well as educational books.

Find unique gifts and souvenirs to help you remember your visit to Grand Caverns.

parks & amenities

It's grand above ground, too!

The park at Grand Caverns is filled with scenic trails for hiking, running, and biking. There are also picnic shelters, a pool, a miniature golf course, an updated playground, beautiful areas for fishing; and our fitness trail featuring exercise stations with instructions at each stop. The peaceful setting at the park makes for an extra special experience here in the Shenandoah Valley!

pool & mini-golf

Fun for the entire family

The pool is closed for the season and will reopen 6/18th
Regular - $5 per person
Resident - $4 per person

The mini-golf course is open year-round, from 9 am until 5 pm, weather permitting.
Regular - $3.00 per person for the first round
$2.00 per person for each additional round
Resident - $2.00/per person

Group Rate (parties of 12 or more): $2.00/per person
2 Years and Younger: Golf for FREE

Let's Connect

We invite you to contact us with questions or comments.
Call us (540) 249-5705  
Toll-Free: (888) 430-CAVE (2283)
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