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Skyline Caverns, Front Royal

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Skyline Caverns is a series of geologic caves and a tourist attraction located in Warren County, Virginia, one mile (1.6 km) south of Front Royal. The caverns were discovered by Walter S. Amos, a retired geologist and mineralogist from Winchester, Virginia, on December 17, 1937. Skyline Caverns is open year-round, offering guided tours through the caverns.

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  • Wow!! These caverns are truly wonderful! We went with our 3 year old and he loved it too! The tour was about 20 people big, lasted about an hour. A lot of history given Fantastic pictures to take We.....  more »
  • My friend and I were camping in Shenandoah River State Park and we saw the sign for Skyline Caverns on the way there. We saw beautiful technicolor photos online, and we were pleasantly surprised that....  more »
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  • Skyline Caverns was amazing! When you get there, there’s a rustic gift shop with memorabilia, shirts, sweatshirts, crystals, jewelry, etc.. some old photos to give you some history of the cave. When we arrived, we waited about 20 minutes for the next tour. I brought a sweatshirt as the temperature is a bit cooler inside the cave (~50°F), or you can buy one inside the shop. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny. The entire tour lasts about 1 hour. You explore with the guide, and pause every few feet to understand the rock formations, ponds, gems and other interesting facts. He also turned on & off lights at various parts. Some areas were very steep, so wear sneakers or shoes with good traction. Also, some areas had low ceilings that you had to crouch down and some were spacious. I loved this adventure! Got some pretty cool photos too..
  • Staff was very friendly and courteous. Well kept and clean. Caverns were interesting an awesome experience and beautiful formations. Our tour guide Lily was very informative and lively. There were a few steep areas to walk through so if you have limitations in walking or climbing stairs I do not recommend the tour.

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