The Friends of the Lost River is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Friends and Lost River Cave and Valley are committed to environmental education, community building, and natural resource preservation. The organization was founded in 1990 and has remained as one of the strongest nonprofit groups in Bowling Green, KY. The 68 acre park has been visited by travelers from all over the world, who come to experience Kentucky’s only underground boat tour. The park has been recognized in many national publications and is dedicated to enhancing community awareness of South Central Kentucky’s natural assets, both above and below ground.