Kartchner Caverns State Park is in the Running for Best Cave in the USA Help us Make Kartchner #1

March 21, 2016

PHOENIX - Kartchner Caverns was recently nominated for USA Today's 10 Best Caves. The competition is intense, but Arizona State Parks is working to get out the vote, and encourages all Kartchner Caverns fans to cast their vote daily through April 11, 2016 athttp://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-cave/kartchner-caverns-benson-ariz/. Last year, Slide Rock State Park was named one of America's "Top 10 Swimming Holes" by the same Reader's Choice group.

CLICK HERE to cast your vote to rocket Arizona's favorite cave to the top! Voting ends Monday, April 11 at Noon. Voting is allowed daily, so please vote often and share this with family, friends and colleagues for even more support!

Kartchner Caverns State Park was discovered in 1974 and is host to a wide variety of unique minerals and formations. Water percolates from the surface and calcite formations continue to grow, including stalactites dripping down like icicles and giant stalagmites reaching up from the ground. Tour guides will unveil this fascinating underground landscape during a memorable 1½ hour tour. For more information about Kartchner Caverns State Park visit AZStateParks.com.

For information about all 30 Arizona State Parks and Natural Areas, the Trails and Off-Highway Vehicle Programs and State Historic Preservation Office call (602) 542-4174 or (877)-MYPARKS. Campsite reservations can be made online at AZStateParks.com or by calling the Reservation Call Center at (520) 586-2283. Open 7 days a week, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST. Follow AZStateParks on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 

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