"Our world’s caves are places of wonder, mystery and majestic beauty. Show caves around the world are embracing their role in protecting and preserving caves and providing a place for people to learn about these special, natural, cultural and historical resources.
Show caves also play another important nature tourism role of sustainable economic development, providing jobs, and helping the economy of their regions.”
|Name:||NATURAL STONE BRIDGE AND CAVES PARK|
|Name original:||NATURAL STONE BRIDGE AND CAVES PARK|
|Type of member:||Full member|
|State / Region:||New York|
|Town / City:||Pottersville, New York 12860|
|Number of visitors:||32000 / per year|
|Phone:||+1 (518) 494 7190|
|Fax:||+ 1 (518) 494 7979|
Young cave system formed from melting glaciers during the last ice age 10-13,000 years ago. Bedrock is 1.2 billion years old marble, with a large cave entrance (51 x 10 meter) known as the Stone Bridge as you can walk over the river on top of the cave. Most of cave system is underwater, but several surface caves have been surveyed, including Noisy Cave with a waterfall.