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 accessible 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