Guided tours leave every few minutes and last approximately one hour. Tours are conducted over concrete pathways through the Cave’s refreshing 60 degree environment. Park interpreters will lead you and your family through room after room of incredible mineral deposits. Giant columns, delicate soda straws and massive draperies abound throughout the cave.
Ha Ha Tonka State Park with its intriguing history and outstanding geologic features, Ha Ha Tonka State Park is one state park that should not be missed. The park is a geologic wonderland with sinkholes, caves, a huge natural bridge, sheer bluffs and Missouri’s 12th largest spring. The ruins of a turn-of-the-century stone castle overlook these wonders and offer impressive views of the Lake of the Ozarks and Ha Ha Tonka Spring.
This entirely handicap accessible cave features ancient mastodon bones as well as impressive cave formations. The tour is one-mile long with a reflecting pool, soda straws and stalactites that awe all ages.
Enjoy the solitude of an undeveloped cove hidden along the shorelines of one of Missouri’s largest lakes. Swim, fish, boat or simply take in the view from a shady campsite or picnic area overlooking the Lake of the Ozarks. The park offers the opportunity to enjoy a variety of recreational activities on the lake or on shore.
Stark Caverns is a great family destination where visitors take an hour-long walking tour through amazing geological formations and waterways. Our Guests have the opportunity to learn about the cave’s treasured Indian burials and arrowhead collection, see a few of the more than 100 ancient bear beds, and hear how the cave has been used throughout history. Stark Caverns also offers a Gift Shop and picnic area.