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Kartchner Caverns Locator Map

Elevation 4,700 feet   Fees

Contact the Park:
(520) 586-2283
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(520) 586-4100
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Kartchner Caverns SP
P.O. Box 1849
Benson, AZ 85602
9 mi. S of Benson on Hwy 90

Facilities

Visitor Center Parking Restrooms Handicapped Accessibility Gift Shop Bat Cave Café Exhibits Group Day Use Areas Camping Electric RV Sites Dump Station Showers Picnic Areas/Shelters Hiking Trails Pets Wildlife Viewing

Nearest Services: 9 miles

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511 Speed Code

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Park's Speed Code: 4220#

Fees

Park Entrance Fees*:
Per Vehicle (1-4 Adults): $6.00
Individual/Bicycle: $3.00
*Entrance Fee Waived for Reserved Tour Ticket Holders

Camping Fees:
Electric site: $25.00
All sites are electric

Cave Tour Fees:
See Cave Tour Information Page

Fee Schedule

Friends Group

Friends of Kartchner Caverns State Park

Weather

Note: Weather data is provided as a general guide only. Arizona State Parks assumes no responsibility for any loss resulting from use of this information.

Weather at Kartchner Caverns State Park is usually pleasantly temperate. The rare snow may occur from November to March, Monsoon storms may occur from July to September and January to April may be windy. Inside the cave it averages around 70 degrees F. but the humidity averages around 99% so it will feel much warmer. You will not need a coat or jacket inside while on tour but it may be appropriate to take them for the tram ride from October through April, depending on the weather conditions outside the cave. Below is a listing of average daily temperatures and monthly precipitation:

Kartchner Caverns State Park
Average Daily Temperature (Degrees Fahrenheit) & Monthly Precipitation (Inches)
Month Temperature Precipitation
High Low
January 63° F 29° F 1.05"
February 67° 32° 0.58"
March 71° 36° 0.53"
April 79° 41° 0.26"
May 87° 49° 0.24"
June 96° 58° 0.51"
July 95° 65° 3.49"
August 93° 64° 3.16"
September 90° 57° 1.73"
October 81° 46° 1.34"
November 71° 33° 0.50"
December 63° 28° 0.82"

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