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Black Chasm Cavern

Volcano Road, 15701 Pioneer Volcano Rd., Pine Grove, CA 95689, Pine Grove, CA 95689
+1 866-762-2837
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Surprise Cavern outside of Jackson, California

We took our three grandchildren here and we all enjoyed the tour. The cavern is large and one goes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tnnrbc
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San Carlos, California
Great day trip!

Went on a great tour into the Cavern that is quite amazing. Picture taking is welcome and the tour... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Tahoe2012
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Rancho Cordova
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Volcano Road, 15701 Pioneer Volcano Rd., Pine Grove, CA 95689, Pine Grove, CA 95689
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our three grandchildren here and we all enjoyed the tour. The cavern is large and one goes down on stairs to the bottom. This cavern is a bit smaller than the Mercer Caverns in Calaveras County but equally as enjoyable... There is a...More

Thank tnnrbc
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went on a great tour into the Cavern that is quite amazing. Picture taking is welcome and the tour is approx 1 hr long. Picnic tables are close to the parking lot so bring a lunch or snack to have prior to driving home. Would...More

Thank Tahoe2012
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Tour guide was great; interesting sidetrip from the gold rush town of Volcano. If there, stop by the bakery in town!

Thank Craigery
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Really enjoyed seeing this cave. It's a cave I've returned to visit several times. I live in this area and whenever we have visitors from out of town, this is one of the sites we take people. It's rarely crowded and the owners are great....More

1  Thank gerbault
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I visit this place with my friends last week only, this is a must visit place for nature lovers & kids. Well maintained property , friendly guides & phenomenal natural marbles will make your jaw dropped.

Thank Neeraj B
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is one stop you have to make with the family. Set in a remote area, the scenery surrounding the caverns are beautiful with trails available for hiking as well. The tickets are purchased in the gift shop which has a nice assortment of geological...More

1  Thank JDnCA
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were lucky enough to go on a tour just my husband and I! This place was incredible!!!! Absolutely stunning! And the guide was very informative! We will definitely be bringing our kids back to check out this place! Rally great tour guide. She was...More

Thank themermaidrach
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The tour guide was very good and knowledgeable about the history or this cave and area. I was surprised that they had a nice store and sitting area.

Thank Funguy1964
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a fun little spot for any gem lover. I took my boyfriend here and he loved it. Theres gem/gold panning ad a rock labyrinth which is tons of fun.

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Cavern is accessed down 165 steps, it is small but worth every penny. Accented by blue marble and wonderful formations we enjoyed out tour. The guides are friendly and informative. We even had our picnic lunch outside under the trees. The gift shop was...More

Thank kimberlyd812
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DalGal1964
Are dogs welcome on the hiking trails?
3 April 2017|
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Response from Neeraj B | Reviewed this property |
I don't see any hiking trail near by. Dogs wont be allowed in Cavern.
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JustineTorrance
Will I need a jacket and sneakers to do the tour?
15 July 2015|
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Response from JoanElaine1947 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a light jacket is called for and sneakers are a must. Steps can be damp from cave moisture and it is a 'climb' up and down. (although your guide offers ample stops while describing cave wonders)
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Cameron R
what can kids do at this resort?
8 January 2015|
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Response from EaganCox | Reviewed this property |
Touring the cavern is the main attraction. As a former school librarian who has been on numerous field trips... I advise not taking children younger than middle-school age. The reason being is that the passage ways and... More
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