The National Speleological Society, Inc.
Find a Caving Club near you.
The National Speleological Society is the largest organization in the world working every day to further the exploration, study, and protection of caves and their environments, and foster fellowship among cavers.
For over 70 years, the National Speleological Society has promoted safe and responsible caving practices, effective cave and karst management, speleology, and conservation.
Illinois Natural History Survey on Biospeleology
This site discusses the unique animals that live within Illinois limestone caves.
Cave Self Rescue
This site contains information about the Cave Self Rescue Group. The goal is to develop, document, and teach caving self rescue techniques to other cavers to increase caving safety and competence.
Caves and Caving in the UK
An unbelievably complete resource for caving information and issues.
Even includes a simple search engine.
A Gallery of Nature, Scenic, Cave, and Celestial Photography from Around, Under, and Above the Commonwealth of Kentucky
DCU Caving Club
Ireland: This site contains pictures, caving reports and general information about caving.
Very Fun photos!
Information about Edwards Aquifer, in South Central Texas near San Antonio
Self-guided Cave Tours of lava tubes in Maui.
Meramec caverns, Missouri, a commercially operated cave, has an underground river, a waterfall and some impressive formations.
The National Caves Association
This site has a directory of commercial caves across the United States, Bermuda and Barbados. “Discover some of America’s Best Show Caves, each unique and distinctive in its own right. Some large, some small and some in between, caves and caverns are as different as the stalactites and stalagmites found within them and all have something special to offer visitors.”
The National Speleological Society
Site includes membership information for prospective cavers, an introduction to caving, photos, caving news, information on conservation, cave geology, bats, upcoming trips, projects and events.
Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc.
The Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc. (SCCi) is a tax-exempt not-for-profit dedicated to cave acquisition, conservation, and management. Membership is open to anyone interested in caves and cave conservation.The SCCi currently preserves 170 caves on 30 preserves (4,000+ acres) in 6 states.
Talking Rocks Cavern
Talking Rocks Cavern is a cavern system in Branson, Missouri. It is privately operated as part of Silver Dollar City.
U.S. Show Caves Directory
Addresses of commercial caves by state
The Willerup Brother’s Caving page
The West Virginia Cave Conservancy
Concentrated effort devoted to the protection of cave and karst resources in West Virginia.
Bald Eagle Grotto in Williamsport, PA
Since 1986, the Bald Eagle Grotto has been caving and digging in the karst valleys of Central Pennsylvania.
The Boston Grotto is one of the oldest grottos of the National Speleological Society. This site has information about the Boston Grotto, information about caving, and lots of pictures of caves from around the country that Grotto members have visited.
Huntsville Grotto of the NSS
The Huntsville Grotto is an official club of the National Speleological Society. The grotto’s official mission is to provide interest in and to advance in any way the study and science of speleology, to encourage safe cave exploring techniques, to help conserve cave fauna and natural formations, and to promote fellowship among those interested in caves and caving.
The Northeaster Regional Organization of the NSS
The Northeastern Regional Organization (NRO) of the National Speleological Society (NSS) comprises a geographical area of the northeast United States and Eastern Canada. Membership is made up of NSS grottos (clubs) and affiliates throughout this area.