Located in the town of Grottoes, Grand Caverns is only a thirty minute drive from Stanardsville. The Caverns were first discovered in 1804 by Bernard Weyer and opened for tours in 1806, making it the oldest operating tour cave in the US. This National Natural Landmark offers guided tours of the caverns. The tours are approximately 1 mile of leisurely walking, including stairs, and last 70 minutes.
November 1-March 31: 10 am - 4 pm
April 1-October 31: 9 am - 5 pm
5 Caverns Blvd.
Grottoes, Virginia 24441