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Ohio Caverns, West Liberty

#4 of 109 in Nature in Ohio
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
Ohio Caverns is a show cave located 30 miles (48 km) from Dayton, Ohio near West Liberty, in Salem Township, Champaign County, Ohio in the United States. A popular tourist destination and member of the National Caving Association, it is the largest of all the cave systems in Ohio and contains many crystal formations. Approximately 90% of its stalactite and stalagmite formations are still active. The cavern system was originally an aquifer, holding an underground river of melted glacier water. This river eventually receded to lower levels of the ground and is now unseen.

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  • Jokes were bad, but I appreciate being protected (in contrast to the seneca caves). Thank you, guys! Oh, except, don't do the photo there. I wanted to look at the stalactites and I was yelled at to....  more »
  • On Sunday 5/2, we visited the Ohio Caverns in West Liberty, Ohio. This is a little known gem in Ohio. We happened to find it by going on google and looking for things to do around Dayton, Ohio...  more »

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