Kartchner Caverns

Benson, AZ 85602

The cave was discovered by local cavers in 1974


~The cave has 2.4 miles of passage for discovery with a elevation of 4,734 ft.


~The cave is carved out of limestone and filled with spectacular speleothems and has been growing for at least 50,000 years


~Home to one of the worlds largest Stalactites (21ft. 2 in.) which is located In the Throne room


~There are over 2,000 Myotis Velifer bats that nest there during the spring


~Worlds most extensive formation of Brushite moonmilk, Located in the Big Room


~Hiking trails are located above the cave