. . Crystal Onyx Cave . . . We're Not Mammoth, but we are Spectacular

Published Articles about the Cave

Large Cave Discovered Near Cave City


Glasgow Daily Times, July 13, 1960.

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First Landing

New Cave To Show Many Attractions ​

Glasgow Daily Times – June 18, 1965 –

New Cave to show Many Attractions.

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Ancient Bones

21 Sep. 1960.  Partially fossilized human bones were discovered at the bottom of the cave. 

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Bones on display from old brochure.
Cleon Turner in the cave.

Article on Cleon Turner

In 1970 the Glasgow Daily News wrote an article on Cleon Turner and his work at Crystal Onyx Cave.

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Road Cut Cave rescue

In 2001 a young guide went into Road Cut cave after hours and had to be rescued. 

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1966 interview with Cleon Turner

In 1966 the Louisville Coruier-Journal interviewed Cleon about his finds in Crystal Onyx Cave.

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Now Open Daily

One of the most beautiful caves in Kentucky!

Open from 11 a.m. to the last tour at 8 pm.  Come and visit us!

Crystal Onyx Cave * 425 Prewitt’s Knob Road, Cave City, KY 42127 * (270)773-3377