Do you remember when you were a kid and you went on adventures with your friends? You may have imagined that you were fighting monsters or searching for a secret treasure buried somewhere.
That spirit of adventure never really leaves you. It’s always cool when you discover there are hidden treasures in your own backyard.
Here in New York State, there are countless things in nature that take your breath away. One of them is something I knew absolutely nothing about.
According to New York Upstate, there is actually a secret underground waterfall in New York City.
It is located near Route 88, not too far from Schenectady and Albany by car. It’s called the Secret Caverns and yes, it has its own underground waterfall.
You can actually visit the secret caverns, and according to New York Upstate, you’ll have to venture nearly 100 feet below the surface and fight your way through limestone and stalactite walls.
There are even fossils of “prehistoric” sea life that can be found and they still maintain a temperature of 50 degrees.
I love all things history and going through something like that would be amazing. This seems like one of those tours that requires a bit of effort, but it’s worth it for anyone fascinated by geological history and if you want to see a massive underground waterfall in our own backyard.
It’s probably best to pack a sweater and jeans, even in the summer.
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