April 3, 2012

John Bryan State Park

The Little Miami River in winter



Cedarville dolomite slump blocks



The sheer rock face of the Little Miami River Gorge



At least three types of caves occur in John Bryan State Park. The fracture cave seen here is formed in the massive Cedarville dolomite and has an interior skylight.



Talus cave formed by Cedarville dolomite slump blocks



Solution cave (true cave) in the gorge wall



The Little Miami River at the border of John Bryan State Park and Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve



Inside the remnant of a large solution cave


Remnant solution cave



Solution formations are still active inside the cave



Natural window in dolomite



Small cliff-side solution cave