Caving Resources

The Missouri Caves and Karst Conservancy provides caving resources to guide you on your journey into the world of cave exploration, scientific studies, mapping and surveying.


Helpful Links


U.S. Karst Map – When you open the link to the map, your cursor will point to a magnifying glass icon with a + sign. Click the icon to enlarge map.

Karat Research –

Content of the “Subterranean Biology” journal is now represented at the KarstBase and its “World Cave and Karst Science journals” sub-system along with other 17 theme journals.

If you have questions about our organization, would like a permit to visit an MCKC managed cave or need help managing a cave on your property, we invite you to contact us.