Skyline Caverns

Located in Front Royal, Virginia, Skyline Caverns is the closest natural wonder to the Nation's Capital. On the impressive and educational guided tour, students will explore one of the only places on Earth where rare Anthodites are displayed. Students will learn the geological history and be challenged to use their imagination. Knowledgeable and well trained guides are ready to answer any question. Skyline Caverns welcomes school groups to tour with a personal guide and receive discounted rates. Group rates also apply to the Miniature Train and Mirror Maze so groups can enjoy all that Skyline Caverns has to offer.

Contact Info
Address: 10344 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630. Warren County. Tel: 540-635-4545. Email: Website: Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: 1st-college. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Caves and Mines Lesson Plan

In history, caves have been used as shelter, as canvases for cave paintings, for rituals, and for food and weapons storage. In addition to historical relevance, caves also have features like crystals, pools of water, stalagmites, and stalactites. Students observe the unique geological features of caves and learn how minerals are unearthed and mined. ... Continue