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