You Might Just Stumble Upon A Skull While Exploring This Northern California Cave

Lava Beds National Monument is one of Northern California’s weirdest landscapes. The park itself is definitely an underrated gem containing some of the most amazing natural wonders, including hundreds of underground caves. Over 20 of these fantastic caves are open to the public to explore. In fact, park rangers encourage visitors to check out the caves. One of the caves is aptly called The Skull Cave and is probably the park’s most fascinating caves. Not only is the Skull Cave considered one of the best caves for beginner explorers, but it’s simply massive. And yes, you might just find out why they call it The Skull Cave.

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Have you explored the Skull Cave before? If you’re a cave fanatic, be sure to check out our list of 7 Amazing Caves In Northern California.