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Crystal Lake Cave, Dubuque

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  • Out in he country for no rhyme or Reason! is crystlal lake caves! Make sure and take a warm coat, offen encorage our out of town kids with kids to check out! Under ground adventure  more »
  • While the park is closed, for obvious reasons, during the winter, this is an amazing set of caves. There are 'crawl on your belly' sections, if that's your thing. I like walking upright, like a primat...  more »
  • I have toured many caverns in the United States. Crystal Lake Cavern is one of the smaller caverns I have been in. But, I actually think I liked it more than the larger ones. It had a "small town" vib...  more »
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  • It was so beautiful in the cave. So many different formations to see. The owner Julie was wonderful! I would recommend seeing this amazing cave. The crazy part is you would never know there was a cave in this hilly field .
  • I absolutely LOVED this place! Great for family outings, dates or personal trips. The type guides are fantastic! You learn a lot. It's a nice sight. The view of the water underground is breathtaking! We picked up a pressed penny and a Geode to break open with our kids. Next time my husband and come back we plan on scheduling one of the private tours where you get to go through the crawl spaces with a guide! Highly recommend Crystal Lake Caves to everybody!
  • Neat to see so close to home. No long but not too short. Cool even in summer. A coat, fleece or sweater is good. the path is not claustrophobic. I would call and confirm hours before venturing out. The cost is modest and the location very convenient to Dubuque
  • This place is a must see for any and all rock lovers. This place is amazing. The tour guide knows his stuff and they also sell bags of dirt and sand full of polished rocks, crystal, and fossils for the kids to take out side and pan in this little stream they made. The kids had blast and so did I. They let you take lots of pictures and tell you history of area and the cave.
  • Nice place to spend half a day watching the place. Entry fee for adults is 14 $ and children is 7$. Kids below 4years are not charged. Get good shoes and a jacket. The temperature inside cave can go down to 50 degrees. They gave a nice gift shop. The guide is amazing.
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