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Lewis and Clark Caverns

We took a day off driving to do a cave tour. It turned out to be one of the best caves we've ever seen! It was very deep and was incredible. 28 photos
August 6, 2019
Valley below the cavern entrance
6 Aug 2019 - 12:49

Lewis & Clark came up this valley while on their expedition.
Colony of Bats
6 Aug 2019 - 13:20

This cave has a colony of Bats, they mostly live right inside the cave entrance and roost all together on the ceiling here.
Stairs leading deeper
6 Aug 2019 - 13:22
Bend over!
6 Aug 2019 - 13:35
First huge cavern
6 Aug 2019 - 13:36
Million year old Stalagmites that have reached the ceiling
6 Aug 2019 - 13:44
Artificial tunnel
6 Aug 2019 - 13:51
Popcorn formations
6 Aug 2019 - 13:53
Another large cavern
6 Aug 2019 - 13:57

Flow stone coming down from above
Stalactite
6 Aug 2019 - 13:57
Stacy looking at some "Popcorn"
6 Aug 2019 - 13:58
Small passage way
6 Aug 2019 - 13:59

There were many small passage ways we had to squeeze through on the tour
Another small passage way
6 Aug 2019 - 14:00
Very old formation
6 Aug 2019 - 14:03
Going deeper
6 Aug 2019 - 14:05
Squeezing through
6 Aug 2019 - 14:08
Lights out
6 Aug 2019 - 14:10

Our tour guide turned out all of the lights and light a candle to show what the original cave tours would have been like.
Huge flow stone formation
6 Aug 2019 - 14:15
Squeeze stairs
6 Aug 2019 - 14:15
Perfect little Popcorn formation
6 Aug 2019 - 14:19
Truly grand flowstone formations
6 Aug 2019 - 14:19
Our tour guide
6 Aug 2019 - 14:22
The last cavern was huge and awe inspiring
6 Aug 2019 - 14:28
The last cavern was huge and awe inspiring
6 Aug 2019 - 14:28
Cave Popcorn
6 Aug 2019 - 14:29

This formation occurs when water seeps from the ceiling above splashing down and leaving calcite deposits behind
Artificial tunnel leading out
6 Aug 2019 - 14:34
The road out
6 Aug 2019 - 15:27
Lucky is ready to continue on to our next adventure!
6 Aug 2019 - 17:53