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barton creek cave
Explore the ancient Maya cave of Barton Creek.
Tucked away in the Mountain Pine Ridge area is Barton Creek Cave, a wet cave that offers canoeing and a chance to see Maya ceramics and calcified skeletons of ancient Maya. If you want adventure, the drive here alone should get you ready for this cave expedition.

One of the most interesting discoveries was a necklace composed of perforated animal finger bones and and a carved bone. The carving depicts a seated figure with his hands across his waist and legs of forward.
barton creek cave

From the town of San Ignacio, Barton Creek is an hour’s drive. Take the Georgville exit and drive about 10 minutes or approximately 3 miles to the Cool Shade exit.  Drive another 35 minutes until you reach the Barton Creek Mennonite Community. The site is located just outside the village.