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Adventure below the surface: West Virginia’s caverns


Set out on a quest to explore some of West Virginia’s most hidden gems. A trip to an Almost Heaven cavern is guaranteed to spark a mysterious sense of fun for everyone involved. Young or old, these intricate systems of caves and caverns will leave you in awe.

120 feet beneath the lush forests of the Greenbrier Valley lies a vast wonderland full of stalactites and stalagmites. First discovered in 1942, Lost World Caverns is now open to the public for self-guided tours. Marvel at the massive formations up to 80 feet tall as you venture the half-mile trail. 

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