What is a grotto?

Our local chapters are known as grottos and they are a great way to go caving. Whether you are just starting or have been underground for years, they provide a great way to meet cavers, learn caving skills, and hear about upcoming trips!

Gypsum Glacier 📷 Laura Sangalia
Gypsum Glacier 📷 Laura Sangalia
Knox Cave Bus Stop 📷 Erik Nieman
Knox Cave Bus Stop 📷 Erik Nieman

Find your caving community

The easiest way to get involved with the NSS is through a local grotto. With over 200 nationally and internationally, there is bound to be one near you. Search by state below and find cavers near you!