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