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The Iowa Grotto

Iowa Chapter of
the National Speleological Society

The Iowa Grotto is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to
the exploration, preservation, and study of Iowa caves since 1949.

Click here to learn more about the National Spelelogical Society, the parent organization of the Iowa Grotto.

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Welcome to the Official homepage

Are you new to caving?

of the Iowa Grotto!

If so, we'd like to recommend this


free brochure from the NSS to help

Use the menu above to explore our

get you off on the right foot.

site and check out the calendar below.

Guide to Responsible Caving

Numerous small cave mapping and lead checking trips go out regularly.
Contact one of the two officers on the Contact Us page for more information.

ATTENTION! Caves on state property have been closed in Iowa due to threat of White-Nose Syndrome (WNS)
Consult the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for more information

Check the Links page for links to WNS information sites.

Click on any entry in the Calendar for additional information:

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