Kartchner Caverns State Park
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|Facility:||Kartchner Caverns State Park|
|Description:||Experience a stunning limestone cave in Southeastern Arizona that boasts world-class features. This "live" cave, discovered in 1974, is host to a wide variety of unique minerals and formations. Water percolates from the surface and calcite formations continue to grow, including stalactites dripping down like icicles and giant stalagmites reaching up from the ground. Tour guides will unveil this fascinating underground landscape during a memorable 1½ hour tour.
The Discovery Center features museums exhibits, a large gift shop, regional displays, theater, and educational information about the caverns and the surrounding landscape. There are also campgrounds, hiking trails, lockers, shaded picnic areas, a deli, an amphitheater, and a hummingbird garden.
Also see the Friends website at www.explorethecaverns.com for a virtual tour and more educational materials for K-6 curriculum that you can download.
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|Address 1:||2980 S. Hwy 90|
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|Hours:||8am-5pm Call to make Reservations|
|Admission:||Ages 0-6 Free, Ages 7-13 $9.95, Ages 14+ $18.95 Rotunda/throne tour: Ages 0-6 can't go on this tour, Ages 7-13 $12.95, Ages 14+ $22.95|
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