Cliff Cave

806 Cliff Cave Road
Saint Louis, MO 63129 526 acres (click here for directions to the park)

On Sunday, October 30th from 6:00am – 6:00pm, Cliff Cave Road will be CLOSED for replacement of the Railroad Crossing. The Shelter and Five Mile Loop Trail, will be inaccessible. Remainder of the Park will remain open.

Cliff Cave also known as “Indian Cave” is developed in Mississippian St. Louis limestone. With 4723 ft (1514 m) of cave passage surveyed, it is the second longest cave in St. Louis County. Cliff Cave is a historic and archaeological site. In October of 2009 the cave was gated to protect a population of Indiana Bats which live in the cave. These bats are on the endangered species list.




Park Hours: 8 a.m. to one half hour past official sunset,  except when reservations are issued.


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Park Closings:

(as of 9/19/17 9:35 am)

The restrooms at Lemay Park are closed for repair. Port-a-potties are in place. Shelter reservations are still available

Creve Coeur back loop playground water feature is shut down for the season. 

Riverside trail at Simpson is open, however there is a 50 ft. section at the eastern most end that had to be re-routed and the footing is sand and dirt. Also, users should be cautious of sand smears across trail after rain events.

Unger Park is open to the shelter parking lot, but the trail is closed beyond the riverside parking lot

Sherman Beach and Al Foster trails are passable but have areas with sand and debris on them

* The Bottomland Trail along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed. Plans are being developed to relocate the trail away from Gravois Creek.

* The east side of Cliff Cave Road including the field, River Bluff trail and Spring Valley trail are closed at Cliff Cave Park for Construction.





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