Media Advisory: Rep. Arnold to lead reopening of Wyandotte Caves

Posted by: Peter Hoffman  | Friday, July 8, 2016

STATEHOUSE (July 8, 2016) — State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth) and other state officials will be hosting a dedication ceremony in recognition of the grand reopening of the Wyandotte Caves on Saturday.

Who:

  • State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth)
  • Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb
  • Director of the Indiana DNR Division of State Parks and Reservoirs, Dan Bortner
  • Deputy Director of the Indiana DNR Land Management Team, John Davis

What: Ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand reopening of both the Big and Little Wyandotte Caves to the public.

When: 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9

Where: Wyandotte Cave, Leavenworth, IN 47137

On Saturday, Little Wyandotte cave tours will be held from 12:30 – 4 p.m. Big Wyandotte cave tours will be 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. On Sunday, Little Wyandotte cave tours will be held from 10a.m.– 4 p.m. Big Wyandotte tours will be held at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Cave tours both days will be free of charge, although group size will be limited.  The 30 minute self-guided Little Wyandotte cave tours will have guides stationed along the way. There is no minimum age and tours are limited to 15 guests per group. The two-hour guided Big Wyandotte cave tours will have a maximum tour size of 25 and a minimum age of 6 years old. Both caves will have sign ups on site Saturday and Sunday.

Following the dedication weekend, both caves will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from July 15 to Sept. 5. Little Wyandotte tours will cost $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-11 and no charge for children 5 and under. Big Wyandotte tours will cost $18 for adults and $9 for children ages 6-11. Reservations will be accepted for tours starting July 15.

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State Rep. Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth) represents portions of Spencer, Dubois, Perry, Crawford and Orange counties.

A high-resolution photo of Arnold can be downloaded by clicking here.