This is the end: California closes popular cave complex when vandals spray Doors-inspired graffiti after social media claims Jim Morrison used the National Park for inspiration

Closed door: California State Park rangers have closed off the Corral Canyon Cave, pictured, which is known as the 'Jim Morrison Cave'
Closed door: California State Park rangers have closed off the Corral Canyon Cave, pictured, which is known as the 'Jim Morrison Cave'

A California cave has been closed after graffiti vandals daubed paint over the complex because of a claim that Doors lead singer Jim Morrison used the area as inspiration to write his songs.

The California Department of Parks and Recreation closed the complex earlier this week so they can clean the rocks in a $40,000 project using walnut shells.

The Corral Canyon Cave which is in the Malibu Creek State Park has been a popular hiking destination for many years, however there has been a problem with anti-social behavior.

In recent years, rumors on social media have claimed that The Doors lead singer Jim Morrison used the cave complex as inspiration to write music, although there is no evidence to support this idea.

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