Peștera Porțile Bihorului

Portile Bihorului Cave - Gates of Bihor Cave - Peştera Poarta Bihorului


Useful Information

Location: Nucet, follow road 75 east through Băița, turn right on 286, at Băița-Plai industrial are turn left.
(46.50079810471438, 22.625002140326142)
Open: No restrictions.
Not during snow melt/after heavy rains.
[2020]
Fee: free.
[2020]
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: bring torch
Dimension: Portal: H=8m, W=12m.
Guided tours: self guided
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
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Address: Peștera Porțile Bihorului, Tel: +40-758-967-035.
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History


Description

Peștera Porțile Bihorului (Gates of Bihor Cave) is is a huge wild cave in the forest near ??. It is quite impressive for its size, its huge entrance portal and its huge karstfenster. During daylight no lamp is needed to visit this cave (but of course no caver enters a cave without a lamp. The cave is a river cave, but fortunatel it is dry most of the year. Only in Spring during snow melt and after heavy rains there is a cave river which forms a nice waterfall, but makes the visit of the cave impossible.