Cave Bacon is any cave drapery that looks like bacon.
Columns are formed when a stalactite (which grows down from the ceiling and a stalagmite (which grows up from the floor meet and grow together
Cave popcorn is shaped just like the popcorn we eat with lots of round, knobby bits.
Stalactites are vertical cave formations that grow from the ceiling down and look like icicles.
Cave pearls look very much like oyster pearls.
Soda straws are thin, uusuallystraight hollow tubes.
These are flat-topped calcite that projects over the edge of a pool where it has grown into the pool.
Stalagmites are vertical cave formations that grow from the ground up. They can be wide or narrow, tall or short.
CUB RUN CAVE
One of Kentucky’s newest and most beautifully decorated show caves!
Seasonal: call for hours of operation
15101 Cub Run Hwy, Cub Run, KY
CRYSTAL ONYX CAVE
An old favorite now reopened!
Open DAILY through October 31, 2019
425 Prewitts Knob Rd., Cave City, KY
Featuring intricate drapery deposits and
bacon formations that cascade the cave walls.
Over 150 years of cave tours!
1900 Mammoth Cave Pkwy., Park City, KY
HIDDEN RIVER CAVE
Walk beside an underground river or take
a Wild Cave Tour. The only cave located
inside city limits with a sidewalk view.
Home to the world’s longest underground swinging bridge (opening summer of 2018)
Open year round.
119 E. Main St., Horse Cave, KY
MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK
The Mother Cave with over 400 miles of mapped passages; International Biosphere Reserve; World Heritage site; Celebrating 200 years of cave tours!
Mammoth Cave Parkway
Mammoth Cave, KY