Kartchner Caverns State Park
Kartchner Caverns State park is located 9 miles South of the town of Benson, one hour away from Tucson, in Cochise County, Arizona. This unique and historic state park consists of a natural cave system, the caverns of the park were discovered in 1974. The caverns are carved out of limestone and have been growing for over 50,000 years. The cave passages are almost 2.5 miles long, two rooms are open for public viewing, The Throne room and The Big room. The Big room is closed during the summer months, bats nest in the big room during late spring.
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