Crystal Cave Trail

photo: Trail to Crystal Cave. Photo by NPS.

Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry, Nature Trail
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: In Sequoia NP at end of Crystal Cave Rd, 9 mi. N of Giant Forest Village.
State(s): California
Counties: Tulare
Longitude: -118.82711
Latitude: 36.58554

Driving Directions

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One of the most beautiful trails in park with waterfalls, flowers and a beautiful hike. Crystal Cave is an excellent example of a marble cavern. A half-mile loop trail leads through the cave, and there's also a steep half-mile walk to and from the cave parking area to the entrance.

Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: NPS Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Will Mundy
Cave Guide
Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP
Sequoia Natural History Association
HCR 89 Box 10
Three Rivers, CA 93271 -9792
(559) 565-3784



Trail to Crystal Cave. Photo by NPS.

Trail to Crystal Cave. Photo by NPS.


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