BEAR CAVE BILLY CLAY PIT CLEVERSBURG  DANIELSON CENTER HALL CAVE HARLANSBURG CAVE HESSTON CAVE ROGERS BELMONT TROUT RUN WOODS  

Preserves

Here are the nine preserves and our library and education center managed by the MAKC. 

Preserve

Location

Open

Management

Access

 Contact

Bear Cave Natural Area

 Western PA

4/15 to 10/15

MAKC Leased

Permit Required *

 KimMAKC@aol.com

Billy Clay Nature Preserve

 Central WV

4/1 to 12/31

MAKC Owned

 Permit Required

 BillyClayPits@karst.org

Cleversburg Sink

Southcentral PA

All Year

MAKC Leased (Managed by Franklin County Grotto)

Open (Gated)

cleversburg@karst.org

Danielson Center

 Western PA

Appointment 

MAKC Owned

Open by appointment

 archivist@karst.or

Hall Cave

 Central PA

All Year

MAKC Owned

Open

 HallCave@karst.org

Harlansburg Cave

 Western PA

All Year

MAKC Leased

Project Trips Only (Gated)

 HarlansburgCave@karst.org

Hesston Cave

 Central PA

Closed PA Hunting Seasons

MAKC Leased

Project Trips Only (Gated)

 HesstonCave@karst.org

Rogers Belmont Cave

 Front Royal, VA

All Year

MAKC Leased

 Open 

 RogersBelmont@karst.org

Trout Run Woods

 Western PA

4/15 to 10/15

MAKC Leased

 Open 

 TroutRunWoodsCaves@karst.org

Check out our calendar page for dates of upcoming project trips. All cavers are welcome on these trips which offer an opportunity to visit these caves while helping with important project work.

* Members of clubs associated with NSS do not need a written permit for the Bear Cave Natural Area, but should notify the MAKC in advance of any trip.