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Lava Beds National Monument

Caves & Caverns

UpState CA offers caving experiences for every skill level – beginners will enjoy the guided tours at Lake Shasta Cavers National Natural Landmark or the easily accessible Subway Cave. For more experienced cavers, Lava Beds National Monument offers multiple challenging opportunities. (Although with over 20 developed caves, there’s plenty here for beginners too!) Come during the winter months, and you’ll get a chance to explore the Crystal Ice Cave. Though a strenuous excursion, this is one of the most stunning caves in the park.

Lake Shasta Caverns National Natural Landmark

A trip to Lake Shasta is 'Three Adventures in One!' Enjoy an information filled tour of what some geologists consider one of the most beautiful limestone caves in the USA!

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Lake Shasta Caverns National Natural Landmark
20359 Shasta Caverns Rd
Lakehead, CA 96051
530-238-2341
Located 19 miles north of Redding on I-5, Shasta Caverns Rd. turn-off. A trip to Shasta Caverns is ‘Three Adventures in One!’ Enjoy a scenic catamaran cruise across Shasta Lake, a fun bus ride to the cave entrance, and an information-filled tour of what some geologists consider one of the most beautiful limestone caves in the USA! Open all year. Seasonal Dinner Cruises.
Shasta County
2710
Location - Subway Cave is located near the town of
Old Station, CA 0
530-365-7500
Subway Cave is a self-guided trail. Geology - Less than 20,000 yeas ago, the lava of the Hat Creek flow was discharged in large volumes from a series of north-south fissures (cracks in the earth). This river of lava located near the town of Old Station, crawled northward 16 miles, covering the floor of Hat Creek Valley. While the top crust cooled and hardened, rivers of red-hot lava insulated by newly formed rock above, continued…
Shasta County
466
1 Indian Well Headquarters
Tulelake, CA 96134
530-667-8113
Cinder and spatter cones and miles of undulating, hardened flows. Over 20 developed caves including Mushpot Cave which is the only cave in the park in which lights have been installed. Site of the only Indian War in which a general was killed in U.S. history. Visitor Center, museum and seasonal guided tours.
Modoc County
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Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association
1699 HWY 273, Anderson, CA 96007 | (P) 530-365-7500
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