Onondaga Cave State Park

Onondaga Cave State Park


Government Office

About Us

Onondaga Cave State Park is located adjacent to the Meramec River and offers camping, hiking, day use picnicing, and tours of both Onondaga and Cathredal caves. Three hiking trails ranging in length from 1/2 mile to 3.75 miles are located at the park. Vilander Bluff Natural Area is located 5 miles down stream of the park and has a 1.5 mlle trail through the natural area. There is a shelter that will accommodate up to 100 people available by reservation or on a first come first served basis and a special use camping area for youth and civic groups. Several events are offered throughout the season and the naturalist provides evening programs in the campground every weekend in the summer.


  • Onondaga Cave tours daily
  • Cathedral Cave tours Thurs through Sun dependent on time of season
  • Campgrounds with 50 amp electric service and water at each site


Queen's Canopy
Cave Salamander
Grotto Salamander
Lilly Pad Room
Rock of Ages Room

Rep/Contact Info

Breanne Dodge
Park Specialist
  • Phone: (573) 522-1486
Josh Kitchell
Park Superintendent
  • Phone: (573) 522-1486