BOYDEN CAVERN

Kings Canyon National Park. Eighteen miles north of Grants Grove Visitor Center, where Highway 180 crosses the Kings River
(209) 736-2708


BLACK CHASM CAVERNS

Near the towns of Volcano and Pine Grove in the Mother Lode.. See map on the website..
(209) 736-2708


CALIFORNIA CAVERNS

Take Mountain Ranch Rd. east from San Andreas on S.R. 49, then right at Mountain Ranch. See map on website.
(209) 736-2708


CRYSTAL CAVE

Sequoia National Park. 55 miles northeast of Visalia along State Highway 198. Sign directs visitors left for nine mile descent along scenic drive to parking lot.
(209) 565-3341


LAKE SHASTA CAVERNS

North of Redding along Interstate 5 about 13 miles. Take Shasta Caverns exit and follow road 2 miles to parking lot. Catamaran and bus ferry visitors to cave.
1-800-795-CAVE
(916) 238-2341


LAVA BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT

Off state Highway 139 about 20 miles south of Tulelake. County Road 111 leads to Monument.
Nineteen lava tubes are open to visitors. Cave Loop road accesses many of these caves. Bring flashlights or borrow them at Visitor Center.
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. year round
(901) 667-2601


MERCER CAVERNS

Out of Murphys, take State Highway 4 one mile north of Main Street to Sheep Ranch Road.
(209) 728-2101


MITCHELL CAVERNS NATURAL PRESERVE

In the Providence Mountains State Recreation Area. Follow Essex Road off Interstate 40 north for sixteen miles.
A tunnel now connects two natural caves allowing a round trip through these fossil, dry, well-decorated systems.
The cave is only open for tours on weekends, during the summer.
(760) 928-2586


MOANING CAVE

Two miles south of Vallecito on the Columbia-Sonora Road
(209) 736-2708


PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT

From the south, take County Road G13 west from State Highway 101 to Bitterwater. Turn north on State Highway 25. From the north, follow Highway 25 south from Hollister.
Two small caves have been formed where boulders roof narrow canyons. Natural light is sufficient to navigate along stairs and narrow trails.
Daily 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. year round
(408) 389-4578


SUBWAY CAVE

Near the intersection of State Highways 89 and 44 at Old Station, on Forest Service property. Follow Highway 89 one-half mile north of information center.
This meandering lava tube is left in its natural state a truly wild caving experience. Bring a light and look out for many interesting features typical of volcanic caves.
Open all year, as weather permits.
(916) 336-5521


SUNNY JIM'S CAVE (a sea cave)

Beneath the La Jolla Cave & Shell Shop, 1325 Coast Blvd. in La Jolla, just north of San Diego
Open daily, Call for hours.
858-459-0746

 
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