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Kartchner Caverns State Park®

Located in: Central Arizona Region

Address:

23751 N. 23rd Ave., Ste. 190
Phoenix, AZ 85085
United States

Phone: 520-586-4100

Email: pio@azstateparks.gov

Fax: 602-542-4188

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Description

Off AZ Hwy. 90. Reservations strongly recommended. Park entrance fee $6/vehicle; free with tour reservation. Rotunda/Throne Room tour: $23.00/adults, $13.00/children 7–13, children under 7 $5. Big Room tour: $23.00/adults, $13.00/children 7–13, children under 7 prohibited. Park open 7 days/week, 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Tours run 8:20 a.m.–4:20 p.m. Reservations taken from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., each day. Allow at least 3 hours for entire park experience; cave tours last about one hour each. Photos and video equipment prohibited.One of the great natural wonders of the western United States. It’s believed that no human had ever seen this huge living cave prior to its discovery in the 1970s by two Tucson cave enthusiasts. Care has been taken to preserve the pristine conditions within. Remarkable because it is a “wet” or “living” cave, meaning the calcite formations are still growing. See a stunning variety of multicolored cave formations.

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AMAZING TOURS! INSPIRATIONAL....

We have toured several caverns but this was the first truly 'living cave' tour and it was so exceptional! We took both the regular cavern tour and the Throne Room tour and glad we did both...they go...

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Fun camping spot

What a great place to camp. We had a small rv and there was plenty of room to park for all sizes. Nice amount of room between sites with low trees and cactus to seperate the sites. Good for tents...

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A Wonderful Living Cave in A Beautiful State Park

I've now been to this state park three times. Each time I am more impressed. Kartchner Caverns are one of the best preserved and best presented caves I've toured. This cave was saved from the kind...

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