Wetumpka Impact Crater Tours


The Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission®, The City of Wetumpka, Elmore County and Auburn University hold annual Crater Tour and Lecture Events during the early winter each year. In 2019, February 21st, 7:00 PM, Dr. King will provide a free public lecture at the Jasmine Hill Gardens in Wetumpka, Olympian Center. 

Saturday, February 23rd, Trinity Episcopal Church (across the street form Winn Dixie) at 9:00, 10:15, 11:30 AM, and 1:00 PM guided tours are available.  The tour is two parts: a video and orientation, followed by a driving tour in a van.  Each tour is approximately 1 hour and forty minutes.  Cost is $20 adults and $10 for children 12 years and younger, this activity is not recommended for very small children.  Rain will not cancel the tours.  

Interested individuals, students or groups can get more information  by contacting:


Special Events Coordinator
City of Wetumpka
P. O. Box 1180
Wetumpka, AL 36092
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Pre-registration for February 2019 tours, please contact Valencia Smith at 334-567-5147 or email  Please reserve before February 15th as these seats book very fast.  


Guide Books for the Wetumpka Impact Crater are provided as part of each Tour or can be obtained from Dr King at his Web page, . Dr King can also provide copies of the 2002 scientific paper proving impact origin, a PDF file of galley proofs  and other information through his web page.