PORTER & LOST BOY CAVE

Porter Cave, Indiana
We got up early in Bedford and headed north to one of the most northern caves in Indiana, Porter Cave.  We talked to the landowners and they allowed us access to the cave which was really nice of them.  This cave use to be a small commercial cave where people could view the entrance and walk through from the back it has since collapsed and has not been taken care of much.
Porter Cave, Indiana
The entrance was impressive!! A waterfall lightly falling over a ledge and a large entrance into a water passage.  sooo cool!!! I was so impressed with this as I remember Zion having slot canyons similar to this and never thought anything like this would exist anywhere around here like this!!
Porter Cave, Indiana
We continued to walk in the passage and there were some formations on the wall and small potholes that were dug out from recent water action.
Porter Cave, Indiana
This cave was rather short as after like a half hour we came up to a sand beach area and saw the exit of the cave.
Porter Cave, Indiana
We continued on past this where there was a sand crawl but we turned back as we wanted to visit another cave in the area called Lost Boy Cave.

Porter Cave, Indiana
This is a great place to stop before the end of a caving trip and I highly recommend coming here at least once!!!!!
Porter Cave, Indiana
 
 The next cave was up a dry bed a half mile.  there was a crack in the rock face and a river can be heard inside. we entered the cave and saw that the river went left and right.
 
Lost Boy Cave, Indiana
We went right to begin with which slowly ended in a sump section where we could not continue.
Lost Boy Cave, Indiana
We went the other way and it was mainly a stoop walking and water hands and knees crawl that banged up my knees pretty good
Lost Boy Cave, Indiana
We continued on and got to a small canyon room that was full of flowstone!!!
 
Lost Boy Cave, Indiana
This was amazing and soo beautiful, I never seen anything like this or imagined anything like this would be in Indiana!!
Lost Boy Cave, Indiana
We stopped at the end of this section but the water continued to travel down under a tight belly crawl passage.
Lost Boy Cave, Indiana
We took a picture here and started to head out as we wanted to get back on the road and back to Chicago in good time.  I want to thank Richard Pagels for taking me on this first time cave trip in Indiana and the great memories that I will now have as I am full speed ahead with the lifestyle of caving now.
Lost Boy Cave, Indiana

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