America’s First Recorded Cave Is Right Here In Alabama

Alabama has one of the highest cave densities in the world. In fact, cavers travel from all over to explore our spectacular caves. One cave that remains at the top of most cave enthusiasts’ bucket list is DeSoto Caverns. For information about this cave, which is currently operated as a family tourist attraction, take a look below.

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Have you ever visited DeSoto Caverns in Childersburg, Alabama? If so, what was it like? Please share your experience with us in the comments below.

For additional information about Childersburg, be sure to take a look at our previous article: Most People Have No Idea The Oldest City In America Is Hiding Right Here In Alabama.