RICKWOOD CAVERNS STATE PARK
RICKWOOD CAVERNS STATE PARK
370 Rickwood Park Rd
Warrior, Alabama 35180-3568
Toll Free: 800-252-7275
Experience the thrill of Rickwood's miracle mile of underground caverns! The 260 million-year-old limestone formations, blind cave fish and underground pool are just a few of the natural wonders exhibited in the colorful cavern. The park features an Olympic-size swimming pool, snack bar, picnic area, large and small picnic shelter, hiking trails, playground, campground and gift shop.
Rickwood Caverns is a recognized member of the National Caves Association, and offers more than a mile of living geology. The caverns themselves were water-formed during the Mississippian period over 260 million years ago. Rickwood Caverns still contains active "living formations," as mineral-laden water droplets build colorful structures and flowstones. Rickwood Cave reveals that it was carved from an ocean bed - shell fragments and fossils of marine life are clearly visible along the cavern ceiling and walls. Many curiosities are featured on guided tours of the "miracle mile" at Rickwood Caverns State Park.
Group Cave Tours: Special groups of 20 or more (school, civic, commercial organizations, etc.) during seasonal tour schedule can be arranged for by appointment.
Rickwood provides 13 developed campsites, 9 of which are landscaped and can accommodate trailers and motor homes of any size. Campsites are patrolled 24 hours, and comfort facilities include restrooms, seasonal showers, and dumpstation.
Rickwood's Olympic size swimming pool is open from 10 a.m. - 5:45p.m. daily from Memorial Day until usually the first week in August and then weekends until Labor Day.
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Rickwood's picnic area offers tables, grills, shelters and plenty of shade trees. Shelters are available by reservation (starting November 1st for following calendar year), suitable for company picnics and family reunions. Hiking trails and children's playground are available nearby. Rickwood's small pavilion is perfect for family get-togethers. Shelters include lights, electricity, water, tables and a barbecue grill.
Alabama State Parks recognizes Geocaching as an opportunity for additional outdoor activities for individuals and families at our parks.
To ensure the safety of our guests and to maintain proper management of our natural resources a geocaching policy was established, which requires that all geocaches hidden in Alabama State Parks be permitted.
Before hiding any geocaches please review and submit a signed permit to the Park Manager at each State Park. After the Park Manager or designee receives and reviews the permit you will be contacted for disposition.
Annual Entrance Permit passes are available for year-round entry to the park for Individuals, Families, and Seniors. Passes allow access to picnic area, hiking trail and children's playground at no additional charge and expire one year from date issued.