Manitou Cave facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsManitou Cave
|Access||Private tours only|
|Show cave opened||1888|
The cave was first opened by the Fort Payne Coal and Iron company in 1888 as a tourist destination. The cave remained open as a public park through the early 20th century. After decades of neglect, Manitou Cave was reopened as a tourist attraction in 1963 by the Walter B. Raymond, Sr. family, who operated it through the mid-1970s. The cave is now closed to the general public, although adventure tours are offered by private tour companies.
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