West Virginia

Caves listed as “Open” do not require a permit or advance notification. Please keep your group small and avoid disturbing or inconveniencing our neighbors. If you contact one of our property managers but don’t get a response, please contact our Stewardship Chair by email or by phone at 423-771-9671.

Lobelia Saltpeter Cave
Acreage: 29.5 acres in Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
Property Manager: Dave Cowan (lobelia@scci.org)
Access: Permit Required. See the management plan for details.

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. Visitors to certain cave preserves need to complete the Clean Caving Questionnaire. Some caves also require a permit. Check individual cave preserve pages for details.