Round Spring Cave is a 0.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Salem, Missouri that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September.
Round Spring Cave Trail is brief hike to the cavern and then the underground tour. Round Spring Cave Trail - A short walk from the cave parking area (0.1 mile) through the woods along the spring branch takes visitors to the Round Spring Caverns for a tour of the cave. Guided tours by lantern light (from Memorial Day to Labor Day) led by a park ranger explore the subterranean world of stalagmites, stalactites, bats, and cave salamanders---typical of hundreds of caves found throughout the park.A cave tour takes approximately 2 hours. These somewhat strenuous "underground hikes" are limited to the first 15 people. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a jacket or sweater, as it is cool in the cave. Tours are offered daily, at 10:00 and 2:00, during the summer