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. Cave of the MoundsBlue Mounds, Wisconsin
15. Luray Caverns (Virginia)Luray Virginia, Virginia
16. Bluespring CavernsBedford, Indiana
17. Forbidden Caverns (Tennessee)Sevierville, Tennessee
18. Tom's Foundation CaveInverness, Florida
19. Old Man's CaveLogan, Ohio
20. Lost Seas Adventure (TennesseeSweetwater, Tennessee
21. DeSoto CavernsChildersburg, Alabama
22. Squire Boone CavernsMauckport, Indiana
23. Cumberland CavernsMcMinnville, Tennessee
24. Bell Witch CaveAdams, Tennessee
25. Skyline CavernsFront Royal, Virginia
26. Natural Bridge CavernsNew Braunfels, Texas
27. McCormickSpencer, Indiana
28. Bristol CavernsBristol, Tennessee
29. Morris CaveLecanto, Florida
30. Longhorn Cavern State ParkKingsland, Texas
31. Southport Saltpeter CaveLynnville, Tennessee
32. Indiana CavernsCorydon, Indiana
33. Linville CavernsMarion, North Carolina
34. Lava River CaveBend, Oregon
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. Timpanogos Cave National MonumentHighland, Utah
78. Endless CavernsNew Market, Virginia
79. Wind CaveDriggs, Idaho
80. Pictograph Cave State ParkBillings, Montana
81. Kazumura CaveKilauea, Hawaii
82. Spook CaveMcGregor, Iowa
83. Meramec CavernsStanton, Missouri
84. Lewis and Clark Caverns State ParkBozeman, Montana
85. Crystal CavePut-in-Bay, Ohio
86. Tytoona CaveArch Springs, Pennsylvania
87. Bracken CaveSan Antonio, Texas
88. Cave Without a NameBoerne, Texas
89. Grand CavernsGrottoes, Virginia
90. Shenandoah CavernsMt. Jackson, Virginia
91. Ash CaveBenton Township, Ohio
92. Lewis & Clark Caverns State ParkWhitehall, Montana
93. Bat CaveInverness, Florida
94. Clayoquot Plateau Provincial ParkTofino, British Columbia
95. Akron CavesAkron, New York
96. Ruby fallsChattanooga, Tennessee
97. Bat CaveLeasburg, Missouri
98. Big Sur, Ca. CaveBig Sur, California
99. Lake Shasta CavernsShasta Lake, California
100. Fantastic CavernsSpringfield, Missouri