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Tour Horseshoe Bay Caves Sept. 19

Public tours of Horseshoe Bay Cave will be conducted on Saturday Sept. 19, 2015, between 8:30 am and 3 pm.

Horseshoe Bay Cave

A large opening in the caves. Photo by Roger Kuhns.

Tours will depart on the hour, commencing at 9 am, with the last tour departing at 3 pm. Tour participants should arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Tours will last approximately 45 minutes to one hour and will include a brief education presentation at the start and a question and answer session at the end of the tour.

Group sizes are limited to 12, including staff. Youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older on all tours. Cave difficulty is easy to moderate, bending and crawling are required with uneven surfaces but no vertical climbs or drops.

Fissures like this one at the Horseshoe Bay Cave in Egg Harbor show the massive cracks of our karst topography, which can send contaminated water quickly to the aquifer we drink from. Photo by Len Villano.

Fissures like this one at the Horseshoe Bay Cave in Egg Harbor show the massive cracks of our karst topography, which can send contaminated water quickly to the aquifer we drink from. Photo by Len Villano.

Reservations are not required but are recommended to ensure a spot on the cave tour, and may be made by visiting, calling the Door County Parks Department at 920.746.9959 or emailing [email protected]

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