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“Off the beaten path”
Review of Boyden Cavern

Boyden Cavern
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Owner description: A 45-minute guided tour takes you into a wondrous world deep beneath the 2,000-foot high marble walls of the famous Kings Gate. Massive stalagmites, delicate stalactites and splendid arrays of crystalline formations are a visual treat. Boyden Cavern is in the deepest canyon in the United States. Open May - October.
Reviewed August 10, 2013

This cave is not as heavily trafficked as Crystal Cave, which is nice. The tour is also a little shorter. The hike up to the cave entrance is a bit steep, but not nearly as long as the hike to Crystal Cave. The big attraction here is that on the way out of the cave, you can chose which path you want to take back to the entrance. You can stay to the easy path you took in, or you can follow the dry riverbed "adventure" path. My husband and 4 1/2 year old daughter took the adventure path which wound below the easy path where I could take pictures of them from above.

4  Thank Kristy P
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

Steep hike up and scary. Not good for small children. Steep coming down. Not for someone with health concerns. Several places inside are narrow.

Thank PHOENIX1226
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

We live near Mammoth Cave so this cave wasn't that special to us. If you have never been to a cave it is interesting and a great place to cool off. The walk to the cave entrance is very steep. The best part was our tourguide. She was very excited about her job and made the tour fun!!

Thank bacarnine
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

Our family went to this tour to Boyden Cavern with Tesia Vang as our guide. She was awesome by explaining with great details everything about the history and geology of it. This is a place you must go when you visit Sequoia National Park.

1  Thank Nery S
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Private cave within Kings Canyon National Park; trail good, guides good, formations good. Well worth a stop if you like caves.

1  Thank Janet W
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