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. Tuckaleechee Caverns (Tennessee)Townsend, Tennessee
27. Natural Bridge CavernsNew Braunfels, Texas
28. McCormickSpencer, Indiana
29. Bristol CavernsBristol, Tennessee
30. Morris CaveLecanto, Florida
31. Longhorn Cavern State ParkKingsland, Texas
32. Southport Saltpeter CaveLynnville, Tennessee
33. Indiana CavernsCorydon, Indiana
34. Linville CavernsMarion, North Carolina
35. Lava River CaveBend, Oregon
36. Lost River ReservationWoodstock, New Hampshire
37. Peppersauce CaveOracle, Arizona
38. Rickwood Caverns State ParkWarrior, Alabama
39. Maquoketa Caves State ParkMaquoketa, Iowa
40. Blanchard Springs CavernsMountain View, Arkansas
41. Ellenville Fault Ice CavesEllenville, New York
42. Big Four Ice CavesGranite Falls, Washington
43. Wind Cave National ParkHot Springs, South Dakota
44. Polar Caves ParkPlymouth, New Hampshire
45. Howe CavernsBramanville, New York
46. Alabaster Caverns State ParkFreedom, Oklahoma
47. Indian CavernsSpruce Creek, Pennsylvania
48. Lost River CavernsHellertown, Pennsylvania
49. Wyandotte CavesCorydon, Indiana
50. Twin CavesMitchell, Indiana
51. Carter Caves State Resort ParkCarter, Kentucky
52. Forestville Mystery Cave State ParkSpring Valley, Minnesota
53. Crystal GrottoesBoonsboro, Maryland
54. Wind CavePequea, Pennsylvania
55. Moaning CavernVallecito, California
56. Glenwood CavernsGlenwood Springs, Colorado
57. Ventana CaveSanta Rosa, Arizona
58. Bear CaveBuchanan, Michigan
59. Bat Cave Guano MineHenderson, Arizona
60. Illinois Caverns State Natural AreaBurksville, Illinois
61. Seneca CavernsFlat Rock, Ohio
62. Indian Echo CavernsHummelstown, Pennsylvania
63. Penns CaveCentre Hall, Pennsylvania
64. Craighead CavernsSweetwater, Tennessee
65. Nickajack CaveSouth Pittsburg, Tennessee
66. Kartchner Caverns State ParkBenson, Arizona
67. California CavernsCave City, California
68. Grand Canyon CavernsPeach Springs, Arizona
69. Guler Ice CavesTrout Lake, WA, Washington
70. Crawford State ParkMetaline, Washington
71. Laurel CavernsFarmington, Pennsylvania
72. Florida Caverns State Park (Florida)Marianna, Florida
73. Ursa Minor CaveThree Rivers, California
74. Lilburn CaveThree Rivers, California
75. Spring CaveVail, Colorado
76. Great Onyx CaveCave City, Kentucky
77. Niagara CaveHarmony, Minnesota
78. Oregon Caves National MonumentCave Junction, Oregon
79. Timpanogos Cave National MonumentHighland, Utah
80. Endless CavernsNew Market, Virginia
81. Wind CaveDriggs, Idaho
82. Pictograph Cave State ParkBillings, Montana
83. Kazumura CaveKilauea, Hawaii
84. Spook CaveMcGregor, Iowa
85. Meramec CavernsStanton, Missouri
86. Lewis and Clark Caverns State ParkBozeman, Montana
87. Crystal CavePut-in-Bay, Ohio
88. Tytoona CaveArch Springs, Pennsylvania
89. Bracken CaveSan Antonio, Texas
90. Cave Without a NameBoerne, Texas
91. Grand CavernsGrottoes, Virginia
92. Shenandoah CavernsMt. Jackson, Virginia
93. Ash CaveBenton Township, Ohio
94. Lewis & Clark Caverns State ParkWhitehall, Montana
95. Bat CaveInverness, Florida
96. Clayoquot Plateau Provincial ParkTofino, British Columbia
97. Akron CavesAkron, New York
98. Ruby fallsChattanooga, Tennessee
99. Bat CaveLeasburg, Missouri
100. Big Sur, Ca. CaveBig Sur, California