The Little Known Cave Near Cleveland That Everyone Should Explore At Least Once

Ever heard of spelunking? Also known as caving and cave diving, this act of exploration takes adventurous souls into the depths of cave systems in search of excitement and personal discovery. It’s a hobby that takes adventurers off-the-beaten-path, often into tight spaces and over subterranean waterways. This, as you can imagine, can be overwhelming for beginners, so where should one go to ease into this adventurous activity and start exploring the wonders of caving? Here in Cleveland, you can start with one accessible yet hidden cave in the Cleveland Metroparks.

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There’s much to see throughout local parks, but this pseudo-cave in the Cleveland Metroparks is a fan favorite. Have you ever explored Deer Lick Cave? Would you recommend this hike?

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