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Hiking To This Aboveground Cave In North Carolina Will Give You A Surreal Experience

Dan’l Boone is a North Carolina legend; he’s been referred to as America’s ‘pioneer hero,’ and he called North Carolina home from 1752-1772. Twenty-two years spent in the Tar Heel state is bound to leave a legacy and of course, history you can experience for yourself. If you really want to immerse yourself into the wild life of Dan’l Boone – how about visiting one of his favorite caves?

It’s amazing how much history North Carolina is home to, and how much of that we can experience today! Have you spent a day or two at Boone’s Cave Park?

If you’re looking for more caves to explore in North Carolina, check out these six.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on