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16th Annual DISCOVERY DAYS

Celebrating 90 Years of Discovery! 1930 - 2020


Saturday, June 27 & 28, 2020

Thank you to everyone who celebrated 89 years with us!  We are looking forward to beginning our 90th Anniversary Celebration with Discovery Days 2020!  Check back soon for all the details and help us commemorate 90 years of discovery and Dunlavy family history at Lincoln Caverns.  Once a year, enjoy special historic tours, workshops, children's activities and fun for the whole family.  All for a special price too - $9 for 90 - all tickets!  9 AM - 5 PM each day.  No advance tickets/registration required.

Example Schedule of Events and Activities
  
Historic Interpretive Tours of Lincoln Caverns & Whisper Rocks
PLUS Free Workshops & Activities for the whole family!

11:00 AM      Intro. To Speleology - This interactive Powerpoint presentation, features the story of how caves form, plus information about types of speleothems, cave life and cave conservation.

 

 12:00 PM     Fossil Fanatics - Discover the past!  Hands-on activities teach how fossils form and how they provide clues to the history of our earth.  Includes a fossil craft & a fossil hunt! 

 

 1:00 PM      Troglo Who? - Learn about the unique creatures inhabiting cave systems, their adaptations and dependency on each other through games & activities. 

 

 2:00 PM      History & Development of Lincoln Caverns - Personalized presentation, featuring the history of three generations of discovery, education and conservation of Lincoln Caverns & Whisper Rocks. 

 

 3:00 PM       Not Just Jurassic -  Where have all the dinosaurs gone?  Dig into the past and find out with a geologic time activity, a great mass extinction game and dinosaur habitat craft.  

                       

 4:00 PM      Junior Cave Explorer - Hands-on fun with caving basics, rules of safe caving and an intro to cave conservation, plus the cavers' squeezebox and caving games.

 
PLUS!! From Noon to 3:00 PM  Meet & Greet with our mascot ECHO THE BAT!
 
You are invited to hike our nature trails, check out Warrior Ridge Campground, use our picnic facilities and browse in the area's largest gift shop - Raystown Rocks!  We have the largest selection of rocks & minerals in west central PA!  Be sure to tour the Lincoln Learning Center and find out about all the programs Lincoln Caverns has to offer.
 
Special Ticket Prices: $9 for 90!
ALL TICKETS!
Panning for Gems Available at an Additional Charge 

 

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