Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

Black Chasm Cavern is a cave nestled in the hamlet of Volcano, located in Amador County, California. It is a dissolution cave, formed by sulfuric acid resulting from Geo-thermal hydrogen sulfide reacting with down-moving oxygenated surface water.

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Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park

1.62km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park is a California State Park, preserving an outcropping of marbleized limestone with some 1,185 mortar holes This is the largest collection of bedrock mortars in North America. The park is nestled in a little valley. This museum within the park grounds features a variety of exhibits and a vast collection of Sierra Nevada Indian artifacts.

Kennedy Tailing Wheels Park

Kennedy Tailing Wheels Park

15.16km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

Kennedy Tailing Wheels Park is located at the transition point between Jackson Gate Road and North Main Street. This park preserves two of the remaining Kennedy Mine Tailing Wheels, the iconic symbols of the City of Jackson that were environmental pioneers during the hard rock mining era of the early 20th century.The park around these historical structures includes a kiosk with historical photographs and information about the engineering and operation of the wheels.

Kennedy Gold Mine Tours

Kennedy Gold Mine Tours

15.3km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

The Kennedy Gold Mine is a gold mine in Jackson, California, one of the deepest mines on the Mother Lode. It closed in 1942 and together with nearby Argonaut Mine. It has since been re-opened as a tourist attraction.

Butte Store

Butte Store

15.35km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

The Butte Store stands as a solitary reminder of what was once a vibrant community. An Italian stone mason constructed the building in 1857 to serve settlers and miners as both their post office and general store.

D'Agostini Winery

D'Agostini Winery

15.67km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

D'Agostini Winery refers to both a winery in Healdsburg, California owned by Armagan Champagne Cellars as well as the original vineyard, winery, and wine cellar located in Plymouth, Amador County, which are owned by Sobon Estate Winery. The original winery is registered as a California Historical Landmark.

St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church

St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church

15.73km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

The St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church is part of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America. It is built on the presumed location of St. Sava's grave. His coffin had been moved from Mileševa Monastery to Belgrade. The coffin was placed on a pyre and burnt in 1595 by Ottoman Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha.

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Amador County

Amador County

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Amador County, is a county in the U.S. state of California, This County bills itself as "The Heart of the Mother Lode" and lies within the Gold Country.

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