Batty Caves

Batty Caves are a great detour on the Hole-in-the-Rock Road in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. There is no hiking involved to see the caves, but there is some rough road in addition to the roughness of Hole-in-the-Rock Road.   Batty Caves are located directly across from the Peek-a-Boo and Spooky slot…


5 Essential Tips for Exploring Caves with Kids

We've done a lot of caves with our boys as young as 2 years old, and they are among our favorite adventures. The boys will pick a cave over a hike, museum, or park every time.   There are a few things that you should know before you go about caving:…


Caves in Utah

I was always intimidated about caving in Utah. My friends wanted me to go to the now defunct Nutty Putty Cave and crawl through the dark on my belly, and that seemed pretty extreme to me. But caving in Utah doesn't have to be that way. There are several guided caves,…


Minnetonka Cave

I've had my eye on Minnetonka Cave since long before Utah's Adventure Family was even a family. So on a recent trip to Bear Lake, we decided to take the plunge. This cave is only open in the summer months, so make sure to plan accordingly. Minnetonka is a guided cave…

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Paris Ice Cave

We are pretty serious cavers around here. We like the serious caves like Timpanogos, Lehman, and Minnetonka, and we've also tried a few mines like Patsy and Ledgemere, and we've even done some lava tubes at Craters of the Moon and Meadow. So we couldn't miss a chance to visit the…