Howe Caverns located in Howes Cave, NY in Central New York brings adventure and exploration experience to families like no other. Whether exploring the cave below ground or enjoying the zip line, rope course, rock wall, air jumper and H2OGO in our Adventure Park, there is so much fun for all! The cave tour starts with a short introduction followed by an elevator ride which takes you down around 156 feet. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your sweatshirt as the caves are a steady temperature of about 50 degrees. You and your family can experience this 90 minute walking tour with a boat ride and your tour guide engages you with the history of this phenomenal attraction. If you want to experience the cave as finder Lester Howe did, there are special tours provided such as the Lantern tour, Reservations are required and take place on Friday or Saturday evenings. For the family who would like to spend the night, a Lantern Tour package is available to stay at the Howe Caverns Motel following your tour. You can try gemstone mining, hike nearby nature trails, explore on a bike ride and many other seasonal attractions.
The cave is open year round with the Howe High Adventure outdoor park seasonal.