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On my way home from the wedding I stopped at Carter Caves State Park in northern Kentucky. The drive through the lush green hill country was beautiful, and I got to do a little hiking and spelunking in Cascade cavern.

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You may also want to see the Hirst-Allbaugh wedding pictures.



The visitor center, with a trailhead just across the road.

Deep in the forest primeval.

The streambed above the natural bridge.

The natural bridge, with standard human children for scale.

"The Reflecting Pool" inside of Cascade cavern.

"The Cathedral".

The cavern seems to extend infinitely into the bowels of the Earth...

"You are in a maze of twisty passages, all alike..."

The passage to the underground waterfall (which, sadly, did not photograph well).
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