Stark Caverns

125 Cave Dr.

eldon mo 65026

Phone: 573-867-2283


Take a journey through the ages with a tour of Stark Caverns here at Lake of the Ozarks! Open daily year-round, you'll explore amazing geological formations, Native American artifacts, & ancient bear beds. See Moonshiner's Dam, the Wishing Well, and our own Grand Canyon.

In addition to our daily tours, Stark Caverns offers a variety of specialty tours where you'll see the cave in a whole new light. Learn about the science of fluorescence as you study the colorful array of "glowing rocks" using hand-held black lights. Or, see the caverns the way early explorers did with our Lantern Tour, which includes a sneak peek at our growing museum collection.

Problem solvers and adventure seekers will love playing the Escape Room inside the cave. Kids of all ages love making memories at Stark Caverns with sluice mining and geode cracking. Plus, our unique gift shop has something for everyone including beautiful jewelry, souvenir t-shirts, and collectibles.

Stark Caverns is 85% wheelchair accessible with wide walking paths and areas to rest. Be sure to get your tickets online at, and explore Stark Caverns at Lake of the Ozarks.

 Year-Round, Vary by season. Peak season is daily from 9 to 6, slightly shorter daily hours off-season. Check website for details.

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