Nature August 12, 2019
The Rare Underground Waterfall In New York You’ll Have To See To Believe
When it comes to exploring New York’s natural wonders, you’ll often find people heading to places like the Adirondacks or Catskills. One area that can frequently be overlooked is the heart of our state, Central New York. Bringing you out to Schoharie County, it’s time to head underground to discover a unique natural attraction that will absolutely leave you in awe.
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Tucked away in Central New York, all you'll need to do is look for our state's most funky roadside signs and you'll be lead to Secret Caverns.
Hand-painted art attracts those who wander through this area of our state to Secret Caverns, people have been heading underground to explore this destination for nearly 100-years.
As you make your way inside the store, the electrifying art continues on - with maps of the undgeround cave pictured on the walls.
Once you're all checked in and ready to go, you'll make your way back outside and down Secret Cavern's petrified elevator - a 103-step trip below the earth's surface.
Taking you on a half-mile long adventure through Secret Caverns, you'll navigate through the winding cave...
...and duck below the suspended ceilings that will make you feel like you're the new Indiana Jones.
On your guided hour-long tour, you'll get to learn about the different formations that lie underground and the history of this unique cave.
Want to know the best part about this underground excursion? Secret Caverns saves the best part for last!
Waiting for you at the end of the cave is a 100-foot tall waterfall that cascades down from above and is truly unlike anything else that exists here in the Empire State.
Staying open throughout the entire year, bundle up and head underground to this cool 50-degree temperature cave to get an up-close look at Secret Cavern's underground waterfall.
To find out more about visiting Secret Caverns and New York's underground waterfall,
Address: 671 Caverns Road, Howes Cave, NY 12092
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