California Cavern State Historic Landmark, Angels Camp

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
California Cavern State Historic Landmark is located in Angels Camp. Plan your visit to California Cavern State Historic Landmark and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Angels Camp tour planner.
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  • I have been working in caves for fun and as a professional national park naturalist and cave geologist... California Caverns is a gem. Located 32 miles from Angles camp 9 miles off 49 it is in the rur...  read more »
  • Through the big trees. The closest trail is easy, but the signage is terrible directing where to go. 
  • OMG This was such an amazing first time adventure for both my husband and I! Can't wait to take my family so they can experience this amazing beautiful place. 
  • This was good starter cavern for the kids. Ages 8-10. They had never been in a cavern easy walking, few stairs. A few tight walk throughs but for a very short distance. Be warned: the last part of the road is dirt & pretty much one way if you are in a large RV. I was driving a 31' RV only had to share with a car. It is a VERY TIGHT road. Took about an 1.5 hrs for the tour.
  • Tour guide was very good with kids, and quite insightful. We went on a slow Sunday afternoon and had a blast with 4 kids all eager to explore the cave system.
  • Agreed, this place is a bit touristy. But it's pretty amazing so it's worth it. My favorite part of the cavern is seeing the water running all throughout it. My son was three at the time and he really enjoyed it. (Daddy felt the need to hold on to him REAL tight at times.) I was even surprised how well my son did when they turned off all the lights (to complete and utter darkness) while they told the story of an early explorer. You should note that the walk up to the cave is paved, but very, very steep. They give you plenty of time to make the trek, but it would likely be a tough one for many. Everyone in our large group made it. Eventually. All in all, suck it up! It's worth checking out.
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