The entry to the caverns, below the natural bridge.
We thread our way into the underground.
The walls of the cave begin to show interesting features. But wait!
A side spur of the cave
More, very-long stalagmites
Stalagmites below with sheets of stone (called flowstone) above
Deeper in, the stalagmites and stalactites take on heroic proportions.
Another look at the same inner structure
huge flowstone structure
The interior gets better and better as we go deeper in.
Reflections in a subterranean lake
More flowstone behind very long stalagmites
Another view of flowstone beside a subterranean pool
A structure called "Fairy Castles"
We approach a structure called the King's Throne ...
... Beside the Kings throne are more reflections ...
... and still more ...
A portion called Mount of the Landlord
More dramatic flowstone
This flowstone makes us think of a vegetable market.
A variety of stone structures, deep in the cavern.
Structures that look like termite hives beneath flowstone
This is Emerald Lake.
Another view of Emerald Lake
Detail of Emerald Lake
Another long skinny stalagmite
A dense cluster of stalagmites
We ascend into the Dome of the cavern.
Another look at the Cavern Dome
Structures alone the wall
This flowstone is named Fried Egg.
Looking back down from under the dome
Another look down from under the dome
Outside the Caverns. This is the Canopy Challenge for climbers.
Climbers can zip-line to another part of the Canopy Challenge. Windmill in foreground.
Several climbers navigating the Canopy Challenge
One girl walking on ropes in the Canopy Challenge
As we drive away, a MetLife blimp flies overhead.