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California Cavern, State Historic Landmark

21 Reviews

California Cavern, State Historic Landmark

21 Reviews
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9565 Cave City Rd, Mountain Ranch, CA 95246-9674
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We thought stopping at this cave on a hot day in early August would be a nice on our way out of the mountains. Even in August after a big snow year, a lot of the cave was still flooded. Although we like caves, really wasn't all that impressive. Chose this cave because of
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Despite the website and google site saying this place is open, it was not! Mercer Caverns and Moaning Caverns were open the day we came but this site was not. Scary driving down this one lane road with no shoulder. You can definitely get yourself into trouble if you do not
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This was the best if three walking tours we went on (moaning, Mercer, and California). This tour is longer, is more extensive, has better stories and hardly any stairs. It does have some slippery floors and twisty narrow passages so be prepared. The caves are flooded in
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We love caverns and this one was excellent. There are 10 or more rooms. Its quite muddy underfoot and some of the entrances are quite a squeeze, even on the "tourist" route. The young guide, Jacob, was very enthusiastic. And when they offer you a hard hat - take it: you'll be
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We visited the caves in June, before the "floods" receded. Even so, we spent a very long time inside the caves. When they offer helmets, take the helmet. Not a cave for tall people or the timid. There weren't lots of stairs, but the floor was slippery when wet.
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