Spring Valley, Wisconsin: Crystal Cave

Discovered in 1881 by farm kids, made into a commercial cave in 1942. Features limestone formations on two levels -- it's the longest cave in Wisconsin. One hour tour.
Address:
W965 State Rd 29, Spring Valley, WI
Directions:
I-94 Exit 19 (Ellsworth), south onto US Hwy 63, 7 miles south. Follow signs directing you to turn left (east) towards Spring Valley and Cave, 6 miles, on the right.
Hours:
Mem-Labor Day 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Apr-May wknds 10 am - 4 pm, Sep-Oct 10-4:30 pm (Call to verify)
Phone:
715-778-4414
Admission:
Adults $12, Students $9, Kids 4-12 $7, Seniors $7.
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A friend of mine who lives in the area took us to see Crystal Cave. We have awesomely big caverns near us back home, but were thoroughly charmed by this cave. The smaller scale of it allows you to get closer to the interesting sights inside.

[Kyr-Roger St-Denis, 08/08/2015]

The cave opened for tours in 1942, and came under new ownership in 2012. It now offers "wild" tours as well as traditional walk-throughs.

Crystal Cave

A really excellent little cave. The tour is about an hour long, and the guides seem to really love their jobs. They're very entertaining! Be sure to take a jacket, as this is one of the colder caves we've been in!

[Steve, 08/16/2013]
Crystal Cave

Cave found by local boy will leave visitors in awe. Guided tours highlight the formations, passageways, and wonders of the world below.

[Kathy Aamodt, 10/23/2011]

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