Little Egypt Grotto c/o Dept of Geography, SIUC 1259 Lincoln Dr Carbondale, IL 62901-4324
Near Normal Grotto c/o Jeffery Gosnell 170005 Timber Lane Carlinville, IL 62626
Rock River Speleological Soc. 308 E. Kimball Ave Woodstock, IL 60098
Sub-Urban Chicago Grotto 3S511 4th Street Warrenville, IL 60555
Windy City Grotto 9343 Lincoln Av. Brookfield, IL 60513-1254
Get Underground in Illinois
Interested in caves near you? The NSS is a great way to explore and learn about caves in Illinois. Attend a meeting at one of our local chapters, meet other cavers, get training, and see Illinois caves. No experience necessary! We are a national organization dedicated to exploring, protecting, and studying caves.
About the National Speleological Society
The NSS is the largest caving-focused membership organization in the world. We exist to promote fellowship among cavers & protect, explore and study caves. With thousands of members worldwide, being a part of the NSS means being connected to cavers everywhere. There is no better way to get access to trips, training, and fellowship. But the NSS also offers the following benefits:
Get immediate digital access to over 80 years and 1,500+ issues of NSS publications, including the NSS News. For an additional $10/year, members can receive a printed copy of the News.
Get 45% or more off outdoor gear from major brands! Additionally, caving-focused vendors like Highline Rope, Inner Mountain Outfitters, and On Rope 1 all offer generous discounts to NSS members.
NSS Bookstore discounts
Discount on your first Convention
Connect with Cavers through the Membership Directory
Access to NSS Cave Preserves
Free Camping at HQ
Access to the NSS library