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Organ Cave

417 Masters Rd., Ronceverte, WV 24970
+1 304-645-7600
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Loved the combination of nature and history!

I found this to be one of the most enjoyable cave tours I've done. I loved the combination of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MaksimsDad
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Scott Depot, West Virginia
Historical and interesting

Have been to many caverns. The stalactites and stalagmites are not dramatic here, but the civil... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
tmann900
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Wooster, Ohio
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Discovered in 1704, Organ Cave is the second longest cave on the east coast, with over 40 miles of passageways.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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417 Masters Rd., Ronceverte, WV 24970
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+1 304-645-7600
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this to be one of the most enjoyable cave tours I've done. I loved the combination of the nature aspect of the cave tour coupled with the historical significance of the cave being used to mine and process saltpeter during the American Civil...More

Thank MaksimsDad
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Have been to many caverns. The stalactites and stalagmites are not dramatic here, but the civil war history including equipment used to mine saltpeter was excellent.

1  Thank tmann900
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great time visiting the Organ Cave! Our tour guide was young but was very knowledgeable and was able to correctly answer all of our questions! We learned about the cave from the History Channel and decided it was a must see while we...More

Thank Sally S
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went into the cave with little expectation due to the hotel clerk saying to go to the lost caverns instead. We stuck to our gut and went to the organ cave. This was the right choice. We were looking for something more hen just looking...More

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We have toured other caves and enjoyed it greatly but we were pleased to find that the Organ Cave has not been commercialized as so many others have been. The fascinating rock formations have been left untouched, as they may have been from the beginning....More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was a very interesting tour and the guide was very knowledgeable. I am glad I have seen it. The civil war history is pretty amazing and seeing the conditions The lived and work in was worth the trip. The cave itself is is divided...More

1  Thank Bruce L
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This was a terrible experience for me, hoping to do a cave tour of Organ Cave. Could not find the place due to signs not being at highway junctions. After going back and forth on the highway six to eight times and asking numerous people...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This cave has lots of history and it is quite interesting. Bring a jacket and a strong flashlight. The tour offers flashlights to enhance the lighting but they are not very bright. The walking paths are slippery and wet, so wear shoes that will not...More

Thank SkipPratt
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

There are some great things about this tour. First of all, the formations and the cave in general are amazing. Then you throw in the Civil War history, and it's a win-win. My only issue was really with our tour guides. We had two children...More

3  Thank Kelly91342
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This tour is not to be missed. It includes interesting stories about history, you learn about geography and cave formations, etc. Our guide, Laura was excellent, she has a vast amount of knowledge about the cave and its history and she is very passionate and...More

1  Thank Kathy N
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keenefx
3 July 2017|
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Response from Caleb E |
You shouldn't have any trouble with mobility, however i would take the temperature into consideration when deciding whether to take your 3 month old inside. The cave averages 49 degrees F all year, and since the tours are... More
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dneff68
25 March 2017|
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Response from Jacquelyn M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. But I don't think so. When my husband and I went they had cats. But they lived there. But I don't think that you can bring dogs
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sljwkirchner
1 January 2017|
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Response from Jacquelyn M | Reviewed this property |
No. There are too many stairs
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