One of the most beautiful, and historic show caves in the U.S. Features an awesome sound, light & water show in the Great Onyx Cathedral, larger than a football field, higher than a 12-story building and full of onyx stalagmite and stalactite formations. Learn of the history about the prehistoric Indians that lived and died in the caverns, confederate soldiers that mined gunpowder, early Indian traders that visited, and moonshine making during probation times. Open year-round with a cave temperature of 60 degrees, the park offers campgrounds, gift shop with snack bar, scenic picnic area & pavilions near waterfalls, streams and ponds. Spend the day playing on the 21 outside attractions: DeSoto’s Lost Trail Maze, Gemstone Panning, Crystal Find, Cave Crawl Box, Cave Wall Climb, Bow & Arrow Shoot, Wacky Water Golf, Water Dodge, Happy’s Hoppin Cave, Super Slide, Pedal Go-Karts, Obstacle Challenge, Squirt Gun Maze, Happy’s Hoops, Desoto’s Park Express, Paddle Boats, Roller Racers, Twin Spin, Rock & Roll, Potty Racers & Water Balloon Battle. Just 36 miles southeast of Birmingham down Hwy 280, in Childersburg. Call 800-933-CAVE (2283).