Colossal Cave

75 ft. underneath the mountain lies a dry cave that formed many thousands of years ago. While the photos won’t do it justice, I encourage you to visit this truly unique cave, if you ever find yourself exploring the beautiful Southern Arizona; and, if you visit in the winter, you will have the privilege of a beautiful scenic route, with palm trees, cacti, desert sand and snow covered mountains.

The cave system averages a 70 degree F. temperature year- round and it had been used three to four thousand years ago by the Hohokam Indians; remnants of their presence are still visible at the entrance to the cave. Only 5% of the caves in the United States are dry caves, where the formations do not grow as they do not have a water source- what you see today is what its antique inhabitants saw as well. Enjoy!

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