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Graham Cave

217 Highway TT, Danville, Missouri 63361 USA

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“Walk through Ancient, Natural History!”

A walk in Graham Cave State Park is a walk through ancient history. Artifacts uncovered in Graham Cave revealed that people were living in the cave more than 10,000 years ago. To walk through the park’s 386 acres of trees, trails and streams – including the diverse and scenic Graham Caves Glades Natural Area – is to walk in the footsteps of the hunter-gatherers who lived in the area’s caves during the ancient Dalton and Archaic period.  Visitors are allowed in the mouth of Graham Cave, and exhibits detail the life researchers believe early inhabitants lived. The park is a prime hiking location and its campground is perfect for get-togethers when you want to camp in a quiet place. There’s boat access to the Loutre River and all the fishing you could possibly want.

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  • 1 Review
  • 2 Helpful
June 12, 2016

On-season basic campsite (April-October) Sunday-Thursday: $12 Friday-Saturday $13

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  • 34 Reviews
  • 17 Helpful
January 06, 2016
Rated 1.0

Easy hike to the cave but a disappointment when you find out that it's fenced off. I feel like if you're gonna name a park after the cave, you should at least be able to go inside it!

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  • 8 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
September 04, 2015
Rated 3.0

We arrived late afternoon on a Saturday and had the whole area to ourselves for probably an hour. We stopped at the little display that talks about the cave, and then took the short hike to the cave itself, stopping at a little stair area that had an eroded rock wall dripping with springs. Just beyond that is the cave, though I had thought there would be displays inside however it was completely empty inside and fenced off. Oh well, still a fun little stop and enough of a trek to say we "hiked" in Missouri on our way cross-country.

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Ray Mack

  • 19 Reviews
  • 11 Helpful
October 07, 2014
Rated 4.0

A very unique cave formation (sandstone and dolomite) and sits less than .3 miles from the parking lot, so you can easily take a look and get back on the road, or stay the day and enjoy a very nice park.

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  • 6 Reviews
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July 08, 2021
Rated 4.0

Sign was a little confusing saying 2.5miles to the cave but it was literally 300yards up a paved hill. Cool cave, had to map on google maps because this app brought me the complete wrong way.

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April 15, 2018
Rated 5.0

Not really a cave to explore but really awesome to see. Reminds me of the video game Halo when you are about to go and drive under ground. Good area to walk around. Plenty of parking when we went. Trails are well marked.

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May 09, 2016
Rated 5.0

Great stay! We got their at night (kinda creepy) but the duty camper was very nice and super helpful. Went for a walk the next day and the sight is very beautiful! No complaints.

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December 18, 2014
Rated 4.0

Beautiful place, but nothing much to do in the winter except to hike.

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Graham Cave

217 Highway TT
Danville, Missouri
63361 USA


Open now until 9:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • Paved Sites
  • Fifty Amp
  • Full Hookup
  • Dump Station
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  • Firewood
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