Lantern Tours at Ausable Chasm

Discover the beauty of Ausable Chasm at night. Lantern Tours are offered Saturdays until Columbus Day.

When dusk falls, we supply lanterns while our guides lead your group into the chasm.  We enter at the rim and then descend into the deep dark canyon 150 feet below, walking along the legendary Ausable River and its rushing waters. Exploring the dark shadows of the chasm walls is an awe-inspiring sight. The tour concludes with a community campfire and marshmallow roast. (River and weather dependent)

  • Lanterns are provided, but feel free to bring your own (battery powered lanterns only). No flashlights please.

  • Water or other refreshing beverages are strongly recommended.  Absolutely no alcohol allowed.

  • Tour duration lasts 2 hours, starting at dusk. Tour start times may vary throughout the season. Please ask for the start time when making your reservation.

  • Age Restrictions – Due to the late hours of Lantern Tours, we request that children under the age of 10 not accompany us on the tour. Exceptions are made for private/mid-week Lantern Tours.

$25 per guest. Credit card required for reservations

Tours depart at dusk from our Gatehouse entrance, located near the Route 9 bridge on the south side. Please review your email confirmation for official start time and location.

The Lantern Tour Package

Includes one night accommodation with a special nighttime tour for two Stay and play

Do you have a large group?

We may be able book exclusive mid-week tours for groups of 10 or more. Please call for availability and rates for private tours.