Caves

Cave of Munits

While planning a recent California vacation, I came across a name—The Cave of Munits—I was intrigued, and so began the journey and the research. The Cave of Munits practically rides the county line between Ventura and Los Angeles in the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve. Amidst the urban sprawl, El Escorpion Trail takes …

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Ancient Salado Cave Dwellings In The Superstition Wilderness

The Superstition Wilderness is rich in history and legend. It seems you could spend a lifetime searching every canyon, turning every corner, and climbing every mountain, and still not see it all.  While there is much to see, these dwellings—built around six-hundred years ago, and once called home by the Salado—is perhaps the most interesting …

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The Apache Death Cave

The Apache Death Cave 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗻: In 1878, still decades before Two Guns would become a town, Apache raiders attacked an encampment of Navajo. They killed every man, woman, and child, with the exception of 3 girls, which they took prisoner. This all took place close to the Little Colorado River. When Navajo …

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