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Carter Caves & Grayson Lake Tour

Quick Details

  • Experience enchanting Grayson Grotto from a stand-up paddleboard.
  • Explore the sandstone cliffs of Tygarts Creek on a 3-hour paddleboard tour.
  • Go underground to discover Cascade Cave.
  • Enjoy world-class hiking that includes natural arches, Box Canyon, and more.
  • Relax in the evening with an optional in-cabin massage.
Adult Ages 12 and up
Child Ages 6 to 11 | Must be accompanied by an adult

Discover waterfalls, caves, and hikes

Enjoy a weekend full of adventure as you discover waterfalls, caves, and outstanding hikes. This two-day getaway combines the best of Grayson Lake with Carter Caves.

First, you’ll stand-up paddle to intoxicating waterfalls, explore hidden caves, and marvel at the natural beauty of Grayson Grotto. Next, head for Cascade Cave and X Cave for world-class hiking and underground exploration.

At night, you’ll stay in a cozy cabin in Carter Caves State Park, which also has a great visitor’s center and gift shop. Come immerse yourself in some of Kentucky’s best-kept secrets on this leisurely, beginner-friendly adventure.

*Stand Up Paddle Kentucky reserves the option to modify trip itineraries at the discretion of your tour director as necessary due to weather, conditions, illness, injury, group dynamics, or other unforeseen incidents.