Sometimes you come across something so special, that you just have to go and explore it - and that's what Cave of the Bells is!
This amazing, fragile and beautiful underground wilderness can be found in Arizona, and is very much for those families who love exploring nature.
The cave itself is an amazing subterranean gallery of rock, which is really known for it's variety of minerals and formations. In fact, kids - did you know that they have been forming over thousands of years? How impressive is that!
The cave it actually SO fragile, that some parts have actually been damaged, so it's very important to take great care when you are exploring. It is for this reason that they have actually gated and locked the entrance, so you need to reserve a time to explore, and pick up the keys from the Forest Supervisor's Office in Tucson.
The Cave of the Bells is actually found in Sawmill Canyon. The drive up might need a four wheel drive so be prepared. The experience of exploring the cave is very impressive! Lake Tunnel is one of the most notable passages to get you there. This leads through a large room and even an underground lake!
What you might notice is that the cave actually gets warmer as you descend, rather than get cooler. Even the lake itself is 76 degrees! Scientists feel this is heated by sources far below your feet. The wonders of nature!
Cave of the Bells is a unique experience that not many people get to explore. Why not do something more special for your family day out! After all, adventure doesn't have to be ABOVE ground!