Grand Caverns Park

Grand Caverns Park river access is available at the limestone steps located under the park’s entryway bridge. Grand Caverns Park does not provide any equipment available, however, park visitors are encouraged to bring their own and can learn more about the south fork of the Shenandoah River here.

What to do at the park


You can rent shelters in the park for your get togethers.

Picnic shelter at John E. Painter Park.

Kayak + Canoe

We have several access points for both canoes and kayaks.


Explore more than 100 acres in the park on our family and pet-friendly trails.

Walking Tours

Cavern tours provide fun and educational activities for the entire family.

People walking in a cave.


We have three levels of cave tours from beginner to advanced.


See our extensive cave-themed gift shop and take home a memory from Grand Caverns.


Come to our popular music events inside the caves.


Explore our activities for the young and old.

Two people mining at a cave activity.


Learn about our premier tours for more time and information on exciting topics, giving you a unique way to explore.

park experience

Welcome! Explore our river-side walking paths, high elevation hiking trails, natural playground, and other park amenities.

Hiking in a 100 acre park

Grand Caverns Walking Tours

Adventure Spelunking

Get Dirty. Get Tired. Get Caving.

grand caverns



April 1 – October 31
Daily: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Open: Easter, Memorial Day, June 19 Juneteenth, July 4 Independence Day, Labor Day, and Indigenous People’s Day



5 Grand Caverns Dr

Grottoes, Virginia 24441



Grand Caverns park entry and parking are free. You purchase tickets for walking, spelunking, and premier tours.



See all there is to do in Grand Caverns Park.