Thing to Do

Explore Crystal Cave

A paved trail passes through Crystal Cave. Photo by Alison Taggart-Barone

A tour through Crystal Cave will give you an inside look at the complex world that lies beneath our feet. Spend time with a guide and learn about the unique geologic features and animal creatures found within the cave. 

Crystal Cave is open from spring through fall. Tickets are required to go into the cave and can be purchased online, tickets at least 2 days in advance of your trip ( link). Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the tour, on a first-come, first-serve basis, at the Foothills or Lodgepole visitor centers. Be aware that there are a set number of tickets and they do sell out on a daily basis.  

Visit Sequoia Parks Conservancy's Crystal Cave webpage


Guided tours, offered by the parks' nonprofit partner, the Sequoia Parks Conservancy.

Pets Allowed
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.

Reserve tickets online.

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Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Last updated: August 3, 2020