Searryls Cave Cache
In Iowa, United States
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Please note: Due to White-Nose Syndrome In Bats the cave is now closed. Please do not attempt to access the area. The cache is still available as it is some distance away, but let's still make every effort to protect our wildlife.
Searryl's Cave State Preserve is a 43 acre area featuring a natural cave that holds the state's largest wintering bat population.
There is room to park one vehicle at N42 12.784' W90 54.772'. Be prepared to cross a corn field to access the preserve.
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Parking Area Sign
Here is the sign at the parking and starting area.
Be prepared to get muddy.
The View From Inside
The cave is wide and flat at the entrance.
Cool and Wet
There is plenty of cold clear water inside. Mist rises from the water in warm weather.
The river directly below the cave.
Winter in the Preserve
A photo of the preserve from February, 2002.
Last Updated: on 9/22/2012 4:50:57 PM Pacific Daylight Time (11:50 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum