Who are we

The Niagara Frontier Grotto is the western New York State chapter of the National Speleological Society. Monthly meetings are usually held in the Rochester area on the 3rd Thursday or Friday of each month in members’ homes. The NFG serves as a meeting forum for its members to organize group trips, discuss caving related topics, and practice vertical techniques. We also strive to encourage caving safety and conservation. Trips involve travel to caves within NY, as well as PA, VA, WV, TN, AL, GA, and other states.


Caver’s motto:

  • Take nothing but pictures.
  •  Leave nothing but footprints.
  •  Kill nothing but time

Beginners’s Guide to Caving

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