Discovered in 1937, Mystery Cave is the longest cave in Minnesota - spanning over 13 miles underground. It is a network of passages that was dissolved by moving water.
On the tours, you will travel the subterranean paths this water has taken, seeing many of the features that make up Mystery Cave including stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, fossils, and beautiful underground pools. Parks naturalists lead your tour through various portions of the cave and explain its history, its features, and how it was formed.
Reserve tours at Mystery Cave online by selecting your date and use keywords: lantern, scenic or geology, to search the type of tour you want. The reservation call center is toll-free, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily: 866-857-2757.
Reservations are required for the wild caving, photography, school, and advanced educational tours. Spring and fall school tour reservations can be made by calling the main park office at 507-352-5111. Wild caving, photography, advanced education, and summer school tours can be reserved by calling Mystery Cave at 507-937-3251.