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