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The Cathedral Caverns State Park was originally called Bat Cave. It was renamed because of its cathedral-like appearance. The huge Caverns – 126 feet wide and 25 feet high – are its massive entrance. Once you go in, you’ll pass by some of the most gorgeous formations you may ever see, including “Goliath,” which one of the largest stalagmites in the world measuring 45 feet tall and 243 feet in circumference. Other popular sites are a "caveman" perched atop a flowstone wall and a "frozen" waterfall of stone. Go on a 90-minute cave tour or stay overnight at a campsite with primitive tent camping areas.