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Ontario’s Iconic Bonnechere Caves Are Finally Opening For The First Time In Almost 2 Years

The owner says he had tears in his eyes at the soft opening today.

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You can finally take a trip through the ancient Bonnechere Caves in Eganville, Ontario again starting on July 20.

The massive underground caverns have been closed since 2019 due to the lockdowns, and owner Chris Hinsperger told Narcity that he "had tears in [his] eyes" as he welcomed people back for the soft opening this morning.

The cave system leads through limestone walls dating back 500 million years, and you can see fossils of ancient creatures as you wander along the boardwalk trail.

The self-guided tour takes 45 minutes to an hour to complete, and you can relax with a picnic afterwards or take in the views of Fourth Chute Falls.

There will also be two outdoor concerts happening on August 19th and 26th, so start planning that summer road trip.

Bonnechere Caves

Price: $19 per adult

When: Opening July 20, 2021

Address: 1247 Fourth Chute Rd., Eganville, ON

Why You Need To Go: Explore an ancient cave system at this surreal spot that's finally reopening.

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