are conducted the 4 weekends following the 4th of July.
RULES & GUIDELINES
Safety of visitors and protection of the bats are of the utmost importance. State laws protect the bats, the cave and its environs.
Adults must accompany children and make sure they follow the rules.
If you see something interesting, point it out to a guide, do not pick it up.
Dress for the outdoors (sturdy shoes - no sandals) and for the heat. Consider wearing long pants to protect your legs from brush and snakes.
Visitors must remain inside the mowed viewing area boundaries.
The area is closed to the public except during official events. Visitors at any other time are trespassing.
NO SMOKING. The cave is located in a prairie.
• Blanket or
• Collapsible lawn chairs
• Insect repellent
LEAVE AT HOME:
• Glass containers
• Water bottles
• Non-registered people
PROVIDED FOR YOU:
• First aid kits
• Trained personnel
• Transportation to bat-viewing site
• Nature’s spectacle of 1,000,000+ flying bats!