Seneca Caverns, Riverton
Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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Really great views and the caverns are so nice. The young man who guided us was very amusing and the colors and formations were different from many I've seen. The walk out is a bit daunting if you hav... read more »
It was amazing to view things here in our home state. Peaceful and an amazing view. The tour doesn't open until 10 which is a little late for us early birds but we took the tour and loved it. Lots of ... read more »
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It is a nice cave and an interesting tour. The tour leader talked with quite the West Virginia twang and for us Northerners it was hard to hear everything. It would have helped for the tour leader to ... read more »
Was pleasantly surprised. Good prices, family-friendly fun, and great restaurant. Would definitely plan another trip.
Wonderful!! tour guide did fantastic job! Pics turned out great! Well worth the stop
The tour guide Sydney done an exceptional job. She was very thorough and kept it interesting.
I visited on the first day of Fall 2015. About a 20 minute drive from Seneca Rocks, Seneca Caverns offers a nice detour from the waterfalls and scenic mountains and valleys that cover this entire part of the state of WV. There's a decent amount of parking at the gift shop and restaurant, which is just next door. Tours, in the slower season, run at the top of the hour and take about forty-five minutes to an hour. Be sure to call ahead - from somewhere, while you still have cell phone reception - to verify that day's schedule. I missed the tour by fifteen minutes, and waited forty-five minutes for the next one. The quaint gift shop and ample restaurant will help you pass the time. Speaking of losing cell phone reception, print out any road maps, trail maps, and directions you need before leaving home. As for the tour itself: our guide was knowledge and friendly, and made corny jokes along the way during the tour to lighten the mood. The caverns are not 'touristy' with all sorts of colored lighting everywhere. There are approx. 250+ steps in the cavern, as well as a 1/4-mile (mostly uphill) hike back to the gift shop from the cavern exit. The interior of the cavern has numerous low ceilings, so wearing a hard-hat is required. Photography (including flash) is permitted. Take a light jacket or coat, depending on your sensitivity to 100% humidity and cooler temperatures.
Best food around. Great price. I have had multiple specials, and the burgers at the resteraunt are great. The tours are fun and kids like the gem mining.
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