Southeastern Cave Conservancy Cave and Karst Preserves
owns or leases 27 preserves containing 185 caves in six southeastern states. We own19 of these preserves comprising 1,453 acres.and representing over $1.7 million in land assets. Caves listed as "Open" do not require a permit or advance notification. Please keep your group small and avoid disturbing or inconveniencing our neighbors.Click on a state below to see a list SCCi cave and karst preserves in that state, or visit the alphabetical listing.
NOTICE: To help prevent the spread of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) affecting bat populations, please read the SCCi Cave Visitation Policy before you plan a trip to an SCCi cave. Some caves now require visitors to fill out a the WNS Permit Questionnaire and Compliance Statement. Some caves also require a permit. Check individual cave preserve pages for details.
SCCi Cave Cleanup Guidelines
Want to schedule a cleanup trip on an SCCi preserve? We'd love your help! Read the SCCi Cleanup Policy and Procedure to learn how to plan your cleanup trip.
Do you Have Questions?
Questions related to SCCi cave preserves should be directed to the appropriate cave preserve manager or to SCCi Stewardship Chairman at email@example.com. Inquiries or comments regarding potential acquisition of a cave by the SCCi should be directed to the Acquisitions Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org. All other questions and comments may be directed to SCCi Chairman at email@example.com. You may also review cave protection and liability laws in southeastern states.
Additional cave preserve information:
Commercial Use Statement
The Board of the Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc. (SCCi) reaffirms its standing policy that bans the commercial use of our properties, and specifically, prohibits any activity where a charge of any type is made. Should you have any questions, contact the SCCi Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.