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Lovelock Cave

Lovelock Cave was occupied by Native Americans from some 3,500 years ago until the middle of the 19th century. It is one of the most important sites in North American archaeology.

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Hidden Cave

At Grimes Point, Hidden Cave was an important seasonal hunting lodge for prehistoric Native Americans who lived off the rich bounty from the lake below, which is now a desert playa.

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Picnic Cave

Located near the petroglyphs of the Grimes Point National Recreational Trail, Picnic Cave’s tufa formations seem similar to the brain coral of an tropical reef.

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Toquima Cave

Toquima Cave, located in the mountains east of Austin, was used for religious purposes by Native Americans for thousands of years. The pictographs in the cave are unique to the region.

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Spirit Cave

Spirit Cave is found high up in the desert hills north of Grimes Point, some 75 miles east of Reno. During excavations in 1940 the Spirit Cave Mummy was discovered.

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Lehman Caves, Great Basin National Park

Water, geologic forces, and climatic changes combined to form Lehman Caves over the millennia. Really a single cave, Lehman Caves is located within Great Basin National Park.