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Kentucky Long Cave List

Kentucky Speleological Survey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caves of 1 or mores miles of surveyed passage in the state of Kentucky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#

CAVE NAME

COUNTY

LENGTH MILES

LENGTH METERS

DEPTH FEET

DEPTH METERS

DATE

1

Mammoth Cave System

Ed./Hart/Bar.

367.000

63569

379

148.1

05/05

2

Fisher Ridge Cave System

Hart

110.178

44444

356

61.0

06/06

3

Martin Ridge System (Wig.,Jackpot,Martin)

Edmonson

32.239

38301

314

70.1

08/97

4

Sloans Valley Cave System

Pulaski

24.640

33957

240

48.8

05/97

5

Coral Cave System

Pulaski

22.560

32256

340

26.5

12/02

6

Hidden River System (Hicks Cave)

Hart

21.100

30479

160

73.2

10/98

7

Thornhill Cave System

Breckenridge

17.232

25154

0

163.4

11/01

8

Cave Creek Cave System

Pulaski

15.010

22721

170

56.7

1977

9

Big Bat Cave

Breckenridge

12.680

18501

0

0.0

01/86

10

Gradys (Mammoth River) Cave System

Hart

12.600

17951

120

45.4

10/98

11

Wells Cave

Pulaski

11.496

16000

0

350.5

10/99

12

Goochland - Poplar Cave Complex

Rockcastle

11.180

15501

0

32.0

1981

13

Crumps Spring Cave

Hart

10.740

15493

140

38.5

09/89

14

James (Thousand Domes) Cave

Edmonson

10.250

14598

0

43.9

07/84

15

Vinegar Ridge (Buckingham Palace) Cave

Hart

8.410

12503

211

57.9

02/97

16

Lee Cave

Edmonson

7.817

12192

0

121.9

08/87

17

Long Hollow (Dyke's/Mud-&-Slime) Cave System

Pulaski

7.497

11314

235

12.2

11/98

18

Lisanby Cave

Caldwell

7.220

11298

0

42.7

06/89

19

Farmer System #1 (Docs, Highline, Overlook, Farmer)

Pulaski

7.179

11553

202

61.7

02/07

20

Webster System

Breckenridge

7.146

11265

0

51.8

01/86

21

Grayson Gunnar Cave

Wayne

7.030

10758

0

0.0

9/6

22

Lost River Cave System

Warren

6.501

9975

0

64.0

12/86

23

Blissits Cave

Breckenridge

6.307

9691

0

138.4

11/85

24

Jugornot Cave

Pulaski

5.950

9012

262

99.4

03/04

25

Precinct Eleven Cave

Rockcastle

5.593

8417

135

90.5

01/86

26

Chris Cave

Breckinridge

5.082

7931

0

63.1

12/01

27

Pine Hill Cave

Rockcastle

4.834

7620

165

21.9

01/86

28

Linefork Cavern

Letcher

4.825

7553

204

79.2

1998

29

Parker Cave

Edmonson

4.300

6791

0

81.1

1979

30

Under the Road Cave

Breckenridge

4.089

6408

0

66.1

1978

31

Great Onyx Cave

Edmonson

3.982

6201

217

0.0

11/6

32

White Lobster Cave

Pulaski

3.977

6114

0

21.0

10/99

33

Twin Level Cave System

Chris./Todd

3.900

6083

0

35.4

03/03

34

Coach (Hundred Domes) Cave

Edmonson

3.380

5300

0

0.0

07/84

35

Cool Spring Cave

Trigg

3.293

5182

0

9.1

1982

36

Carter Cave

Todd

3.066

4876

0

53.9

03/03

37

Pruett Saltpetre Cave

Warren

3.060

4876

0

45.7

01/85

38

Northtown (Short's Moonshine) Cave

Hart

3.045

4876

0

0.0

12/83

39

Jackpot Cave

?

3.000

4756

0

18.3

06/01

40

Big Sulphur (Peedee) Cave

Trigg

2.983

4709

0

116.1

01/83

41

Farmer System #2 (Aframe, Marge White)

Pulaski

2.943

4737

166

50.7

02/07

42

Sally Turpin Hollow Cave

Wayne

2.920

4572

0

61.0

1982

43

Smith Valley Cave

Edmonson

2.920

4572

0

83.8

1982

44

Wind Cave

Pulaski

2.890

4572

0

31.1

01/86

45

Triple-S Cave

Wayne

2.796

4402

0

58.5

1982

46

Newell Spring Cave

Pulaski

2.734

4345

0

0.0

1982

47

Mundys Landing Cave System

Woodford

2.703

4279

0

24.4

1982

48

Savage (Cook) Cave

Logan

2.659

4212

80

24.7

1982

49

Sinks-of-Roundstone

Rockcastle

2.628

4152

0

23.5

1982

50

Wilson's Cave

Hart

2.557

4023

0

182.3

06/01

51

Big Sink Cave

Pulaski

2.485

3862

0

0.0

01/82

52

Burfield (Blue Hole)(Johnson Fork) Cave

Wayne

2.380

3772

0

39.0

01/82

53

Blowing Cave

Wayne

2.361

3748

0

117.7

01/82

54

Buckner Spring Cave

Hart

2.335

3703

0

472.7

01/82

55

Gorham Cave-Spring Acre Cave

Logan

2.280

3653

0

55.8

5/6

56

Barnett - Waters Folly Cave System

Pulaski

2.243

3541

0

116.4

01/82

57

Carpenter's (Holland) Cave

Allen

2.178

3413

0

0.0

01/82

58

Logan / Greensnake Cave

Pulaski

2.175

3412

0

0.0

01/82

59

Tarkiln Cave

Carter

2.093

3351

35

0.0

12/5

60

Millers Cave

Rockcastle

2.083

3343

120

256.0

01/82

61

Glover's Cave

Christ./Todd.

2.082

3320

0

109.7

01/82

62

Main Drain Cave

Pulaski

2.010

3219

0

13.4

02/00

63

Farmer System #3 (Trash, Triple Pit)

Pulaski

2.003

3223

167

50.7

02/07

64

Buffalo Creek Cave

Edmonson

2.000

3201

0

0.0

12/94

65

Mullen Spring Cave

Rockcastle

1.988

3141

0

59.4

01/82

66

Phil Coots Cave

Todd

1.969

3092

0

71.6

01/88

67

Dripping Spring Cave

Logan

1.921

3061

0

0.0

11/91

68

Hail Cave

Pulaski

1.902

3048

0

39.6

01/85

69

Smokehole Cave

Rockcastle

1.890

3005

0

25.3

08/86

70

Skinframe Sinks (Rice) Cave

Caldwell

1.867

2960

0

0.0

07/87

71

Saltpeter - Moon Cave System

Carter

1.867

2979

83

148.1

04/84

72

Slide-In Cave

Pulaski

1.864

2956

0

0.0

01/87

73

Hoy Cave

Simpson

1.864

2947

0

132.3

1967

74

Indian Cave

Warren

1.864

2942

0

39.9

01/87

75

Ganter Cave

Edmonson

1.862

2942

0

0.0

01/87

76

Buffalo Creek Cave

M.C.N.P.

1.828

2869

0

31.1

11/02

77

Flynn (Sulphur Mtn.) Cave

Wayne

1.740

2773

0

12.8

01/82

78

Farmer System #4 (Nameless)

Pulaski

1.714

2759

118

36.0

02/07

79

Canyon Cave

Carter

1.705

2731

0

25.0

1995

80

Grahamton Cave

Meade

1.665

2620

0

43.6

01/82

81

Harmony Church Cave

Caldwell

1.591

2511

0

73.2

01/82

82

Dockenson (White's) Cave

Todd

1.572

2501

0

0.0

01/85

83

Red Goose Cave

Pulaski

1.554

2480

0

0.0

01/82

84

New Discovery Cave

Meade

1.554

2482

0

152.4

01/82

85

Climax Cave

Rockcastle

1.554

2480

0

0.0

01/82

86

Cooch - Webb Cave

Hart

1.554

2485

0

134.7

01/82

87

Mill Bluff (Lloyd's) Cave

Caldwell

1.541

2469

0

0.0

01/82

88

Eureka Cave

McCreary

1.466

2334

0

374.0

1981

89

Contantine Saltpetre Cave

Hardin

1.460

2311

60

0.0

08/98

90

Robinson Cave

Warren

1.436

2290

0

28.3

09/87

91

Wilson - Stanley Cave System

Logan

1.429

2282

0

68.0

01/85

92

Rider's Mill (Anne Miller, Pridy) Cave

Hart

1.429

2285

0

0.0

01/82

93

Anderson's Cave

Warren

1.398

2219

0

8.2

04/82

94

Skaggs Creek Saltpetre (Payne?) Cave

Barren

1.367

2179

0

41.8

05/84

95

Slack's Cave

Scott

1.361

2171

0

0.0

01/82

96

Stykes Cave

Pulaski

1.355

2165

0

38.1

10/99

97

Kneeshredder Cave

Pulaski

1.349

2145

0

17.1

06/01

98

Wind Cave

Jackson

1.348

2140

0

73.2

01/82

99

Sculpin Cave

Mercer

1.336

2134

0

121.9

08/86

100

Kennedy (Nichols) Spring Cave

Trigg

1.305

2081

0

0.0

1984

101

Crump's Cave

Warren

1.276

2042

93

73.2

1989

102

Brushy Knob Pit

Hart

1.273

2041

302

0.0

01/96

103

McCracken Spring Cave

Meade

1.268

2021

0

0.0

01/82

104

Canyon Complex (Marys Hole) Cave

Pulaski

1.250

2000

0

0.0

10/99

105

Rimstone Cave

Breckenridge

1.243

1981

0

30.5

01/82

106

Slagel Cave

Wayne

1.181

1888

0

17.1

01/82

107

Church Cave

Pulaski

1.167

1860

0

0.0

10/99

108

Crooked Creek Ice Cave

Rockcastle

1.162

1857

0

0.0

01/82

109

Punkin Cave

Pulaski

1.160

1854

0

10.7

02/00

110

Yoder Cave

Simpson

1.140

1828

0

30.5

07/00

111

A-Frame Cave

Pulaski

1.140

1828

0

42.7

02/00

112

Sawdust Cave

Pulaski

1.140

1828

0

30.5

02/00

113

Ladd Cave

Trigg

1.138

1828

0

26.5

03/89

114

Tombstone Cave

Rockcastle

1.120

1796

0

0.0

04/00

115

McCrosky's Cave

Fayette ?

1.119

1793

0

131.4

01/82

116

Long (Grand Avenue) Cave

Edmonson

1.117

1788

0

22.3

06/97

117

Locust Hill Cave

Breckenridge

1.087

1724

0

42.7

01/82

118

Bat Cave

Edmonson

1.087

1724

0

9.1

01/82

119

Smith's Grove Cave

Warren

1.063

1693

0

25.3

01/82

120

Big Spring Cave

Caldwell

1.060

1693

10

0.0

6/5

121

Moody's (Sweet Potato, Owens) Cave

Livingston

1.056

1677

0

161.5

01/82

122

Belt Cave

Hardin

1.056

1688

0

26.5

01/82

123

Bobo Cave

Lee

1.025

1646

52

0.0

09/79

124

Coal Trace Cave

Wayne

1.020

1627

97

9.8

2002

125

Webber's Cave

Woodford

1.013

1625

0

0.0

08/86

126

Schochoh (Kelley) Cave

Logan

1.010

1616

36

91.4

05/87

127

Ranch Cave

Pulaski

1.010

1616

0

61.0

02/00

128

Russell Cave

Fayette

1.000

0

0

0.0

01/82

129

Reclining Budda Cave

Pulaski

1.000

0

0

0.0

01/87

130

Neelys Creek Cave

Pulaski

1.000

0

40

0.0

01/93

 

 

 



 

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