A Trip Inside New York’s Frozen Cave Is Positively Surreal

Usually when we talk about going to visit a frozen destination, the most ideal time to explore these a place like this would be during the winter time. But what if I let you in on a little secret? Down on the Shawangunk Ridge, there’s actually a set of Ice Caves that you can only visit during the warmest parts of New York’s year! Sounding too strange and unusual to be true, keep reading to discover why this one cave is one of the most magical places that you’ll ever hike to.

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If you have your own pictures from Sam’s Point Preserve and the Ice Caves, be sure to share them with us in our comments. To discover more breathtaking scenery around New York, join our newly-created New York Nature Lovers group on Facebook!