HISTORY OF THE CAVE
On September 6 1883 two school children discovered a large sink hole and decided to explore it. Upon exploring the sink hole they found the cave and alerted the land owner. It is believed that no human enter this cave until its discovery in 1883.
THINGS TO DO AT THE MARENGO CAVE
|A section of "The Crawl"|
The Crawl is available year round is for children ages 8 and up. It cost $3 per person and last about 30 mins. The Crawl simulates what Marengo Caves exploring trips are like, except without the water and mud aspect of cave exploring.
There are two main walking trails at Marengo Cave; The Crystal Palace and The Dripstone Trail.
Crystal Palace - More info HERE
Dripstone Trail - More Info HERE
Cave Exploring is the most popular activity to do here and for more information click HERE
Gemstone mining is available March through October and ages 5 and up are welcome to participate. The cost ranges from $4.99 - $8.99 and you are allowed to take home any gems that you find.
Open Daily at 9 am.
Spring & Fall & Winter: 9 am - 5 pm
Memorial Day thru Labor Day : 9 am - 6:30 pm
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas
400 East State Rd 64
Marengo IN 47140