Category: Caves & Caverns

6 Best Scenic Spots of the Great Smoky Mountains

In the mountains of eastern Tennessee there lies a national park that encompasses over 500,000 acres of lush forest. Part of the Appalachian Highlands, it houses thousands of species of wildlife. It offers unparalleled views of American nature at its finest. Mount Le Conte The elevation of the park varies from just under 900 feet …

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U.S. National Parks, Stunning Beauty and Variety

It’s impossible to completely convey in a single article the stunning beauty and variety of the U.S. National Parks. They range over the moonscape-like areas of the Badlands in South Dakota and the Petrified National Forest in Arizona to the lush greenery of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee or Crater Lake, Oregon. In between …

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8 Reasons To Visit The Mojave National Preserve

Mojave National Preserve is a little gem set in Southern California’s Mojave Desert.  Here are just eight amazing reasons to visit: 1. The Lava Tube This hidden gem under the desert floor is an amazing and magical experience. The Lava Tube which can only be accessed by a 5 mile dirt road, is a great …

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Explore the Wondrous Limestone Passageways and Formations of Carlsbad Caverns

Outside, Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico is nothing special. A few gray rock formations and a bit of scrub brush covering a short cliff. Inside, it is one of the most wondrous landscapes in the world. With over 100 limestone caves to explore, visitors could go spelunking here for years and never see the same …

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Badlands National Park: A Geological Marvel from the Past

If you want to get a great idea of what South Dakota looked like millions of years ago, come visit Badlands National Park. Eons of wind and water have created deep canyons and high buttes where dinosaurs once roamed freely. Parts look like the dead surface of the moon. Others are so filled with life …

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