Kartchner Caverns State Park
Once you make your way to this Arizona State Park, click “CHECK-IN” upon arrival to complete the Adventure and earn 10 entries!
In November 1974, Gary Tenen and Randy Tufts were exploring the limestone hills at the eastern base of the Whetstone Mountains. They were looking “for a cave no one had ever found” and found it. The two kept the cave a secret until February 1978 when they told the property owners, James and Lois Kartchner, about their discovery. Since unprotected caves can be seriously damaged by unregulated use, the Kartchners knew the cave had to be protected.
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