Illinois Caverns Are Reopening
The average temperature inside the Illinois Caverns is 58 degrees. For a decade, the caves in Monroe County, Illinois have been closed to visitors, but they have reopened this summer and now you can visit the Illinois Caverns State Natural area.
Mic Middleton, Site Superintendent, Baldwin, Illinois, Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Derik Holtmann, Caver, Fellow of the Cave Research Foundation, Past President of Meramec Valley Grotto, and current editor of their “Caver” newsletter
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