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Go on a guided tour of this seven-level natural wonder, possibly the oldest stop along historic Route 66. Tours are conducted along well-lighted walkways. Cavern tour takes one hour and twenty minutes, covering 1.25 miles. Meramec Caverns has been a tourist attraction since 1933. The cave is reputed to have been used by Jesse James and his gang as a hideout.

Facilities include: gift shop; a sluice; picnic areas; a candy store. Also on-site (see separate listings): Meramec Caverns Restaurant; Meramec Caverns Motel; Meramec Caverns Campground; Cavern Canoe and Raft Rentals; Jesse James Wax Museum; and Caveman Zipline.

Located off I-44 at Exit 230. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Cave tours: adults, $22.99; ages 5-11, $12; younger than five, free.

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1135 Route W
Stanton, MO 63079

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General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Restaurant On-site
Travelers With Disabilities Information
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Activities Within 10 Miles
Canoeing Outfitters
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Cost Of Admission
Rental Items Available On-site
Kayak Rental
Raft Rental
Canoe Rental
Types Of Payment Accepted
Travelers Checks
American Express Card
Discounts Offered
Group Discount
Military Discount
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested