Kurt works on the lodge entrance.

Secret Caverns Billboard: Undefeated

Cobleskill, New York

The war had lasted for half a century or more -- Secret vs. Howe. By count of sheer visitor numbers, Howe Caverns had the undisputed lead. In 1997, the Howe entrance banner proclaimed over 13 million visitors since it first opened. At Secret, on the other hand, nobody had counted that carefully...

When the Secret Caverns lodge burned down in 1995, most believed it was the end. Secret Caverns would not be back for another season. They were wrong.

Both caves have long since coexisted amicably. They've both had their fiscal ups and downs. But some Secret Caverns' billboards still bear echoes of the historical conflict....

Also see: Secret Caverns | Billboard Dissected

Secret Caverns

Address:
671 Caverns Rd, Cobleskill, NY
Directions:
I-88 Exit 22. Turn north onto Hwy 145, then immediately turn right onto Hwy 7. Drive a little over a mile, then turn left onto Caverns Rd. Follow the billboards about 1.5 miles to Secret Caverns on the left.
Hours:
Daily April-Dec. 11-3, hourly tours (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
518-296-8558
Admission:
Tour $18. Cash only.
RA Rates:
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