Dive Deep into Alabama’s Caverns

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Russell Cave. (Image courtesy of nps.gov)

Alabama boasts over 4,800 caves, harboring a hidden world just beneath the earth’s surface. Lace up your boots and headlamp for a guided spelunking tour through immense caverns adorned with sparkling stalactites and stalagmites. Beyond all the beauty, these grottos hold historical significance, sheltering artifacts from Indigenous peoples and serving as refuges during the American Civil War.

If spelunking is not your style, several caves offer boat tours, letting you marvel at all of the natural formations from the water’s edge. Whether you seek adventure or wonder, Alabama’s caverns offer a unique glimpse into the state’s most hidden treasures.

– Erin McIntyre with AI assist*

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