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Crystal Cave

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Discover Historic Crystal Cave in Lehigh Valley, one of Pa's greatest natural wonders, named after the shining calcium crystals that were carved slowly by nature through the passage of time. Visitors will enjoy a 55-minute guided and interpretive tour, after a brief movie showcasing the history of Pennsylvania’s first show cave and the geology of caves. Trained and courteous guides will lead you through an array of spectacular milky white stalactites, stalagmites, pillar & dripstone formations enhanced by indirect lighting. 

Marvels of stone sculptury include the Cathedral Chamber, Prairie Dogs, Giant’s Tooth, the Ear of Corn and Tobacco Leaves, the Natural Bridge, Indian Head, Totem Pole, and the Crystal Ballroom. Flowstone occurs when dripping water containing minerals run down the walls of the cave or spreads out over the rocks. Concrete walks and steel railings ensure your safety through your descent 125 feet underground. 

Make The Most Of Your Visit

  • The temperature is a constant and comfortable 54 degrees, however, a light sweater or jacket and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • Pack a picnic for your visit with shaded and sunny facilities to enjoy.
  • Go panning for gemstones!
  • Over 150 scenic acres to explore, including a Nature Trail.
  • Browse large rocks at the gift shop and some ice cream to stay cool.

Hours & Tickets

Historic Crystal Cave is open daily March 1 through November 30, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., with extended summer hours.

Adult tickets are $14.50; $10.50 for children ages 4 - 11 years old; children 3 and under are free. Discounted rates are offered for groups of 15 people or more. Special rates are available for schools, churches, camps, clubs, scout troops, and other organized groups. Group reservations are suggested.

Parking

Free parking is available on-site.

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