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Kentuckiana Caves
Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve
Black Mountain, Kentucky
Pine Mountain State Resort Park
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine visits the Red River Gorge
Rockcastle Narrows
The Appalachian Trail
Big South Fork Honey Creek Loop
Ledford Arches RRG
Pine Mountain, KY
Yellowbank Wildlife Management Area
Kentuckiana Caves
Red River Gorge Trails & map
Big South Fork
Otter Creek - Outdoor Recreation Area
Cumberland Gap NHP
Mammoth Cave National Park
Red Byrd Arch
Cumberland Falls and area
Lost River Cave
My Old Kentucky Home lyrics and mp3
Cloud Splitter
Mantle Rock
Cumberland Falls Moonbow Trail
Indian Staircase 10-21-04
Natural Bridge...Slade, KY
Auxier Ridge, Double, Star Gap, Gray's, and Rock Bridge Arches
Timmon's and Adena Arches
Swift Camp Creek Trail
Other landmarks in Red River Gorge
Tioga Falls/Bridges to the past
Carter Caves State Resort Park
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
Bernheim Forest - Clermont, KY
Vernon-Douglas State Nature Preserve
Red Byrd Arch trip Via Ridgetop ...12-20-08 trip report
A Creek Runs through it

When it is cold and wet outside visiting local caves is a great alternative. Here are just a few near to the Louisville area. May I suggest going in the off-season during the week. It is quite possible you will get a private or near private tour.
Mammoth, Carter and Lost River caves have their own trip reports which appear on the navigation bar on the left.  

Click here for a slideshow of nearby caves

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Marengo Cave is a wonderful cave in Southern Indiana. The tour guides are State employees and very professional and knowledgeable. The cave has many spectacular formations. I would give this cave an A rating.

Marengo Cave beauty

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Cub Run Cave is a privately owned cave near Munfordville, KY. The staff is friendly and helpful. They are well versed in the history of the cave. Though not open when I visited, I understand they have a nice restaurant next to the gift shop. I give this cave an A rating.

Calcite waterfall- Cub Run Cave

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Squire Boone Caverns is located near Corydon, IN. It is a very beautiful cave in it's own right. It is privately owned and probably lacks the talent other caves possess. I found that displaying a box, that resembles a wooden footlocker, which supposedly contains Squire Boone's body a bit cheesy. It is somewhat reminiscent of the old cave wars. Due to this and the guide talent I rate my experience there with a B grade.

Waterfall in Squire Boone Caverns

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