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