Photos of Crystal Cave Trail

DISTANCE
0.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
291 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

cave

forest

partially paved

river

waterfall

no dogs

nature trips
4 months ago

We loved seeing the sequoias above ground and then completed our adventures in the park by going into the caves underground. It made for a fantastic experience overall. The caves are beautiful. Since we have little kids, the family tour was perfect for us. The tour guide stopped in three large spaces to explain the caves, but the kids preferred walking through narrow corridors in between the rooms. So much to see, and it's breathtaking. The family tour was perfect for us, but it was pretty basic. If you're not traveling with small children, consider the age 13+ tour or one of their specialty tours, and I'm sure you'll see even more incredible sights. The walk back up from the cave was strenuous as we were carrying toddlers, but I'd do it again in a heartbeat.