Hike To These 5 Hidden Caves In Kentucky For An Unforgettable Adventure
Here in The Bluegrass State, we have a whole world of adventure beneath our feet. Kentucky has some of the most extraordinary underground caves and caverns in the entire country, and they are all worth exploring! While Mammoth Cave is certainly the most famous (for good reason — it’s the largest world’s longest cave system, encompassing more than 400 underground passageways!), there are many, many more incredible underground caverns hiding in Kentucky. Here are five hidden caves in Kentucky you can hike to, around, or even through — all of which make for an unforgettable adventure in The Bluegrass State!
The world is wide and wonderful, and there’s just so much to explore. Often the very best adventures are hiding right beneath your feet, as is most certainly the case with these Bluegrass State wonders.
Have you hiked to any of these hidden caves in Kentucky before? If you have, tell us about your experience!
Address: Carter Caves State Resort Park, 344 Caveland Dr, Olive Hill, KY 41164, USA
Address: Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Middlesboro, KY 40965, USA
Address: Jackson County, KY, USA
Address: Jessamine Creek, Kentucky, USA
Address: Dixon Cave, Unnamed Road Near mammoth cave visitor center, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259, USA
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