Visit Neversink Pit, A Rare Underground Waterfall In Alabama, For An Unforgettable Adventure
Alabama is home to many spectacular waterfalls. While some are easily accessible, others aren’t. In fact, many waterfalls here in the Yellowhammer State are tucked away inside places you could only imagine. One of these places is the Neversink Pit. To learn all about this natural wonder, take a look below.
Neversink Pit, which is now known as Neversink Preserve, is a limestone sinkhole that's located off the beaten path in Jackson County, Alabama near Fackler. It's one of the most photographed sinkholes in the world.
This spectacular sinkhole measures 40 feet wide at the top and 100 feet wide at the bottom. The overall drop is 162 feet.
Cavers from all around the world travel to Alabama to explore Neversink Preserve. According to most of them, the trip is totally worth it!
Once inside Neversink Preserve, you can't help but notice the fern-covered ledges surrounding you. Another feature you'll quickly notice is the group of streaming waterfalls. These rare underground waterfalls are truly magnificent, especially when they're flowing strong.
The next time you're planning to visit Jackson County, Alabama, specifically the Fackler area, consider stopping by (and possibly exploring) Neversink Preserve. This spectacular sinkhole has to be seen to be believed.
Note: The bottom of Neversink Preserve can only be reached using vertical caving skills, and a permit is required. To request a permit, click
. Directions to Neversink Preserve are given with approved permit.
Have you ever explored Neversink Preserve in Jackson County, Alabama? If so, what did you think? Was it difficult to access? Please share your experience with us in the comments below.
Another Alabama cave with a spectacular waterfall is Stephens Gap. For information, be sure to take a look at our previous article:
Everyone In Alabama Needs To Take This One Easy And Magnificent Hike.
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