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Escape the Winter Blues and Head On to Talking Rocks!

Date: 2016-11-10 06:00:00 am

Escape the Winter Blues and Head On to Talking Rocks!

 

Talking Rocks CavernTalking Rocks Cavern is a great place where you will find it fascinating to spend outdoor activities in Branson and feel the warmth this winter season. Visiting this majestic place will surely give you unforgettable memories that you will remember all your life. When you tour this enchanted place, you will get to experience the traditional living ways of the people and learn the early days of tourism in the area. Touring the Talking Rock Caverns today can be more fun as there are exciting outdoor activities to enjoy around the area as well as the chance to explore the earth’s underground secrets.

Beautifully located west of Branson in Stone County, Talking Rock Caverns is operated by the Herschend Family Entertainment as a tourist attraction offering regular guided cave tour. This spectacular attraction offers an exciting tour where you are led down a series of steps and platforms that will eventually lead you to the floor of the cave. As you are heading to the bottom of the cave, you will see features of “curtain” and the “bacon” formations. During heavy rains, the cave can become flooded. As the water seeps in to the surface level, it acts as drainage system and flows the waters into the river.

Talking Rock Caverns has great features of beautiful crystal formations and long winding networks combine to make this majestic place so fascinating to explore. The warm temperature of the cave creates a spectacular cave formations as well as flowstone formations known as cave bacon and cave popcorn and soda straw formations. The straw formations on the ceiling of the cave are called stalactites while the ones formed on the ground are called stalagmites which are both filled with calcium sulfate and calcium carbonate.

The tour at the Talking Rocks Cavern includes exciting cave adventures such as mini golf, gemstones mining or  sluicing, speleo boxes and edutainment. Mini-golf adventure is one of the most popular activities in the cave as it starts at the sinkhole and will follow through mostly tree-shaded course to the 9th hole. With this golf adventure, you will learn some facts about sinking streams, groundwater and many other interesting things. Gemstones mining or sleucing is another fun activity where you learn how to recognize semi-precious gems and minerals.

The Speleo Boxes is another exciting activity that you can enjoy in the cavern where you crawl through one or both of speleo box mazes. To experience this fun activity, you need to enter the maze and crawl along curved, twisting and winding passages. This exciting activity can improve your caving technique through wooden cave passages that can be enjoyed by young and adult alike. Another educational activity offered at Talking Rocks Cavern is the Edutainment where you learn valuable information about the incredible formations that adorn the cave.

Talking Rocks Cavern is one of the most popular tourist attractions where you can see spectacular cave formations while at the same time enjoy great outdoor activities in Branson.

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