Upcoming Events

  1.   January

  2. Ritter Springs Cave Tours


    A true caving adventure awaits you on this tour in Ritter Springs Park. Walk, crawl, and slide your way through Bat Cave on this once a year caving experience. Participants should expect to get completely covered in mud. This tour requires extended amounts of crawling in spaces that might be tight. Spots are limited. Participants encouraged to bring headlamps. Register by January 18.

    Ages 12 yrs. and up
    Saturday, January 19 at 11 a.m. (Tour 1), 12 p.m. (Tour 2) and 1 p.m. (Tour 3)
    Sunday, January 20 at 11 a.m. (Tour 1), 12 p.m. (Tour 2) and 1 p.m. (Tour 3)
    $10/Person

  3.   February

  4. Ultimate Springfield Cave Tour


    This exclusive tour includes a full day of caving adventure in the Springfield area, consisting of a hiking tour that highlights the caves of Ritter Springs Park, a walking tour through Giboney Cave in Doling Park, and a boat tour through Sequiota Cave in Sequiota Park. Pack snacks and water. Transportation provided. Participants encouraged to bring headlamps or flashlights. Register by February 8.

    Ages 6 yrs. and up
    February 9 at 11 a.m. (Tour 1) and 12 p.m. (Tour 2)
    February 10 at 11 a.m. (Tour 1) and 12 p.m. (Tour 2)
    $15/Person

  5.   March

  6. Sequiota Cave Boat Tours


    Slowly paddle through Sequiota Cave learning its myths, facts, and history. Dates subject to weather and bat activity. Space is limited. Participants encouraged to bring headlamps or flashlights. Register by March 1 and March 8.

    Ages 6 yrs. and up
    March 2-3, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    March 9-10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    $8/Adult
    $6/Youth (6-15 yrs.)

  7. Petit Jean Camp & Hike


    Join us for chance to camp and hike in the rugged beauty of Arkansas first state park. Physical fitness is a must If you plan on hiking with us! Transportation and group camp-site provided. Camping gear available for rent. Register by March 27.

    Ages 13 yrs. and up
    Saturday March 30 at 8 a.m. through Sunday, March 31 at 8 p.m.
    $30/Person

  8.   April

  9. Giboney Cave Tours


    Explore the myths, facts, and history of Giboney Cave at Doling Park. Shoes will get muddy on Walking Tours. Cavers will get very muddy and wet on the in-depth Tunnel Tours. Bring your own headlamp or flashlight, if you have one. Dates are subject to weather and bat activity. Register by Fri. prior to each tour date. Register by April 5.

    Ages 6 yrs. and up
    Saturday, April 6 at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. (tunnel)
    Walking: $4/Each or $12/Family of 4
    Tunnel: $6/Each or $20/Family of 4

  10. Ozark Trail Backpacking


    Beautiful creeks, shut-ins, and expansive views mark the scenic Current River section of the Ozark Trail. We will hike the first 14.5 miles of this section, starting at Powder Mill, and ending at Peck Ranch. This is a moderate-to-strenuous level trip, so physical fitness is a must. Transportation included. Gear available for rent. Gear lists and meal planning help are available. Register by April 24.

    Ages 15 yrs. and up
    Saturday, April 27 at 7 a.m. through Sunday, April 28 at 6 p.m.
    $60/Person