The Best Caves and Caverns in the United States

Most Popular Caves and Caverns

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Rank Cave Location
1. Mammoth CaveCave City, Kentucky
2. Cathedral Caverns State Park (Alabama)Woodville, Alabama
3. Ape CaveCougar, Washington
4. Jewel Cave National MonumentCuster, South Dakota
5. Ruby Falls Caverns (Tennessee)Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
6. Marengo CaveMarengo, Indiana
7. Raccoon Mountain CavernsChattanooga, Tennessee
8. Cave of the WindsColorado Springs, Colorado
9. Caverns of SonoraSonora, Texas
10. Appalachian CavernsBlountville, Tennessee
11. Ohio CavernsDayton, Ohio
12. Clarksville CaveClarksville, New York
13. Crystal Caves (Bermuda)Bailey's Bay, Bermuda
14. Lava River CaveFlagstaff, Arizona
15. Cave of the MoundsBlue Mounds, Wisconsin
16. Luray Caverns (Virginia)Luray Virginia, Virginia
17. Bluespring CavernsBedford, Indiana
18. Forbidden Caverns (Tennessee)Sevierville, Tennessee
19. Tom's Foundation CaveInverness, Florida
20. Old Man's CaveLogan, Ohio
21. Lost Seas Adventure (TennesseeSweetwater, Tennessee
22. DeSoto CavernsChildersburg, Alabama
23. Squire Boone CavernsMauckport, Indiana
24. Cumberland CavernsMcMinnville, Tennessee
25. Bell Witch CaveAdams, Tennessee
26. Skyline CavernsFront Royal, Virginia
27. Tuckaleechee Caverns (Tennessee)Townsend, Tennessee
28. Natural Bridge CavernsNew Braunfels, Texas
29. McCormickSpencer, Indiana
30. Bristol CavernsBristol, Tennessee
31. Morris CaveLecanto, Florida
32. Longhorn Cavern State ParkKingsland, Texas
33. Southport Saltpeter CaveLynnville, Tennessee
34. Indiana CavernsCorydon, Indiana
35. Linville CavernsMarion, North Carolina
36. Lava River CaveBend, Oregon
37. Lost River ReservationWoodstock, New Hampshire
38. Peppersauce CaveOracle, Arizona
39. Rickwood Caverns State ParkWarrior, Alabama
40. Maquoketa Caves State ParkMaquoketa, Iowa
41. Blanchard Springs CavernsMountain View, Arkansas
42. Ellenville Fault Ice CavesEllenville, New York
43. Big Four Ice CavesGranite Falls, Washington
44. Wind Cave National ParkHot Springs, South Dakota
45. Polar Caves ParkPlymouth, New Hampshire
46. Howe CavernsBramanville, New York
47. Alabaster Caverns State ParkFreedom, Oklahoma
48. Indian CavernsSpruce Creek, Pennsylvania
49. Lost River CavernsHellertown, Pennsylvania
50. Wyandotte CavesCorydon, Indiana
51. Twin CavesMitchell, Indiana
52. Carter Caves State Resort ParkCarter, Kentucky
53. Forestville Mystery Cave State ParkSpring Valley, Minnesota
54. Crystal GrottoesBoonsboro, Maryland
55. Wind CavePequea, Pennsylvania
56. Moaning CavernVallecito, California
57. Glenwood CavernsGlenwood Springs, Colorado
58. Ventana CaveSanta Rosa, Arizona
59. Bear CaveBuchanan, Michigan
60. Bat Cave Guano MineHenderson, Arizona
61. Illinois Caverns State Natural AreaBurksville, Illinois
62. Seneca CavernsFlat Rock, Ohio
63. Indian Echo CavernsHummelstown, Pennsylvania
64. Penns CaveCentre Hall, Pennsylvania
65. Craighead CavernsSweetwater, Tennessee
66. Nickajack CaveSouth Pittsburg, Tennessee
67. Kartchner Caverns State ParkBenson, Arizona
68. California CavernsCave City, California
69. Grand Canyon CavernsPeach Springs, Arizona
70. Guler Ice CavesTrout Lake, WA, Washington
71. Crawford State ParkMetaline, Washington
72. Laurel CavernsFarmington, Pennsylvania
73. Florida Caverns State Park (Florida)Marianna, Florida
74. Ursa Minor CaveThree Rivers, California
75. Lilburn CaveThree Rivers, California
76. Spring CaveVail, Colorado
77. Great Onyx CaveCave City, Kentucky
78. Niagara CaveHarmony, Minnesota
79. Oregon Caves National MonumentCave Junction, Oregon
80. Timpanogos Cave National MonumentHighland, Utah
81. Endless CavernsNew Market, Virginia
82. Wind CaveDriggs, Idaho
83. Pictograph Cave State ParkBillings, Montana
84. Kazumura CaveKilauea, Hawaii
85. Spook CaveMcGregor, Iowa
86. Meramec CavernsStanton, Missouri
87. Lewis and Clark Caverns State ParkBozeman, Montana
88. Crystal CavePut-in-Bay, Ohio
89. Tytoona CaveArch Springs, Pennsylvania
90. Bracken CaveSan Antonio, Texas
91. Cave Without a NameBoerne, Texas
92. Grand CavernsGrottoes, Virginia
93. Shenandoah CavernsMt. Jackson, Virginia
94. Ash CaveBenton Township, Ohio
95. Lewis & Clark Caverns State ParkWhitehall, Montana
96. Bat CaveInverness, Florida
97. Clayoquot Plateau Provincial ParkTofino, British Columbia
98. Akron CavesAkron, New York
99. Ruby fallsChattanooga, Tennessee
100. Bat CaveLeasburg, Missouri