Join BLM archaeologist Dayna Reale on April 7 and learn about Cave Valley Cave, located near Ely.

Cave of Mystery: Cave Valley Cave

Date(s) - 04/07/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Cave Valley Cave, located near Ely, has a long history in connection with several important expeditions, as well as close ties to local Native American groups. The cave was first explored by Euro-Americans in 1858 by the Mormon White Mountain Expedition. Later expeditions continued to investigate the cave, and documented the cave’s importance in local Native American mythology.

What emerges from the history of Cave Valley Cave is a story filled with mystery, intrigue, and a never-ending array of questions. The program is by BLM Elko District archaeologist Dayna Reale.