Caving, it's what we do.

The Front Royal Grotto is one out of nearly 200 chapters, or grottos, in the National Speleological Society (NSS).
We conduct regular meetings and serve to bring cavers together in the Front Royal area in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Introduction to Caving

For the first-time caver, know what to expect on your first caving trip.


Learn about the gear needed to navigate in the underground world.

Virginia Cave Law

Read more about the Cave Protection Act, first enacted in 1966.

VAR Cave Access

A list of all the caves in the Virginia Region with access restrictions.