KSS BUSINESS MEETINGS ARE HELD QUARTERLY AT THESE LOCATIONS.

Winter - Carter Caves State Park
Spring - Mining and Mineral Resources Building, UK Campus
Summer - Great Saltpeter Cave Preserve
Fall - Cave Research Foundation, Hamilton Valley Facility

Check the HOME page for exact date, time, and possible changes.

Congratulations to the 2010 Officers

President: Darrell Adkins

Vice President: Howard Kalnitz

Secretary: Kim Gentry

Treasurer: John Cassidy

Directors at Large: Don Conover and Jim Greer

 

Newsletter: Bill Walden

KSS Publication: Randy Paylor

Database Committee: Randy Paylor, Howard Kalnitz, and Jim Currens

Ky Closed Cave List
Cave Name Entrance Name County Notes
Jones Cave Adair  All Year  - Gray/Indiana bats
Sam Thomas Cave Adair  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Todds Cave  Adair  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Holland Cave  Allen  9/1-4/1  - Gray bats
Temple Hill Saltpeter C Barren   4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Big Bat Cave  Breckenridge  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Wind Cave  Breckenridge  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Mill Bluff Cave  Caldwell  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Susan-No-Show Cave Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Burchette’s (Jarvey Roark’s) Cave All entrances Carter Landowner request
Canyon Cave Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Salt Rock Cave Carter Closed by landowner - liability/prior trespassing issues
Upper Horn Hollow System Nova Entrance Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Upper Horn Hollow System Waterfall Entrance Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Upper Horn Hollow System Pit Entrance Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Upper Horn Hollow System Sinkhole Entrance Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Perdition Pit Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues (80-ft+ deep)
Bat Cave All entrances Carter Closed 9/1 thru 4/1 for bat hibernaculum (Carter Caves State Resort Park)
Salt Petre Cave All entrances Carter Closed 9/1 thru 4/1 for bat hibernaculum (Carter Caves State Resort Park)
Flood Cave All entrances Carter Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Bat Cave  Carter  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Fern Cave Carter  Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Washing Machine Cave Carter  Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Penthouse Cave Carter  Closed by landowner - trespassing issues
Laurel Cave Carter Closed 9/1 thru 4/1 for bat hibernaculum (Carter Caves State Resort Park)
Campbells Cave  Christian  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Caney Branch Cave  Clinton  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Andy Collins Crystal Onyx Cave  Edmonson  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Bat Cave   Edmonson  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Coach Cave  Edmonson  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Colossal Cave  Edmonson  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Dixon Cave  Edmonson  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Jesse James Cave  Edmonson  All Year  - Gray/Indiana bats
Long Cave  Edmonson  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Tony  Edmonson  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Prairie Hall Cave  Estill  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Glass Farm Cave  Franklin  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Isons Cave  Garrard  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Belt Cave  Hardin  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Buckner Spring Cave  Hart  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Frenchman's Knob  Hart  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Ryders Mill Cave  Hart  All Year  - Gray/Indiana bats
1813 Cave  Jackson  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Bowman Saltpeter Cave  Jackson  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
War Fork Cave  Jackson  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Chrismans Cave  Jessamine  All Year  - Gray/Indiana bats
Daniel Boone's Cave  Jessamine  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Hermit Cave  Jessamine  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Overstreet Cave  Jessamine  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Ash Cave  Lee  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Bobo Cave  Lee  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Cave Hollow Cave  Lee  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Stillhouse Cave  Lee  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Wolf Hollow (Armine Br. ) Cave  Lee  All Year  - Gray/Indiana bats
Water Cave  Letcher  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Morgans Cave  Meade  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Burgess Cave  Nelson  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Arthur Singlton's Cave Rockcastle Closed by landowner
Cooksburg Pulaski Closed by landowner
Cooksburg Schoolhouse Pulaski Closed by landowner
Long Hollow System Mud-N-Slime Pulaski Closed by landowner - liability concerns
Long Hollow System Richardson's Cave Pulaski Closed by landowner - liability/prior trespassing issues
Long Hollow System Dykes Bottom Pulaski Posted no trespassing right above entrance
Indian Sink Pulaski In Long Hollow (same owner as Dykes Bottom Entrance)
Dead Dog Pit Pulaski In Long Hollow (same owner as Dykes Bottom Entrance)
Fossil Cave Pulaski In Long Hollow - permission from owner req'd (not given easily)
Kneeshredder Cave Pulaski Restricted by landowner to led trips only
Jugornot Cave Pulaski Restricted by landowner to project related trips
Bolton Cave Pulaski Closed by landowner.  Used as personal water supply
Blowing Cave  Pulaski  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
P 11 Precinct 11 Pulaski Closed by landowner
Sloans Valley Cave System Minton Entrance Pulaski  All Year  - Gray/Indiana bats
Wells Cave Pipistrelle Room Pulaski 9/1-4/1 Bats
Climax Cave  Rockcastle  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Goochland (Crooked Creek) Cave  Rockcastle  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Smokehole Cave  Rockcastle  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Waterfall Cave  Rockcastle  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats
Old Smokey Cave  Simpson  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Boones Cave  Taylor  All Year  - Gray/Indiana bats
Saltpeter Cave  Taylor  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Potato Cave  Todd  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Big Sulfer Springs Cave  Trigg  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats
Cool Springs Cave  Trigg  9/1-4/1  - Indiana bats (Anyone wanting to go should contact Russell Kyler of the Golden Pond Grotto, Cadiz, Ky.)
Cool Springs Cave Trigg 4/1-9/1 - Gray bats (Anyone wanting to go should contact Russell Kyler of the Golden Pond Grotto, Cadiz, Ky.)
Son of Finey Cave  Warren  4/1-9/30  - Gray bats