Cathedral Caverns

Cathedral Caverns State Park offers a magnificent tour of the underworld and some of Mother Nature’s beautiful formations.  The highlight of Cathedral Caverns is its massive entrance.  The huge opening measures 126 feet wide and 25 feet high, a possible world record for commercial caves.  The grand entrance is only the beginning.  Inside the cavern are some of the most beautiful formations Mother Nature has ever created including “Goliath”- one of the largest stalagmites in the world measuring 45 feet tall and 243 feet in circumference.   Cathedral Caverns features many amazing sites:  a "caveman" perched atop a flowstone wall, a "frozen" waterfall, a large stalagmite forest and a most improbable stone formation - a stalagmite that is 27 feet tall and 3 inches wide.

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Latitude: 34.573671 Longitude: -86.221566 Elevation: 779 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

In addition to cave tours, Cathedral Caverns State Park also features gemstone mining and hiking.  The park itself encompasses 493 acres, and there are marked hiking trails available for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors.

Seasons Accessible

Open daily except for New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Fees

$18.00/Adults; $8/Children 5-12 years of age; Free/Children under 4 years of age with paying parent or guardian

ADA Accessibility Notes

Cave is wheelchair accessible.

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Contact Information

Lamar Pendergrass - Alabama State Parks
256-728-8193
800-ALAPARK
637 Cave Road
Woodville, AL 35776 US
Angie Pierce - Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
256-350-3500
800-648-5381
256-350-3519 (Fax)
PO Box 2537
Decatur, AL 35602 US

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