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Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

15701 Pioneer Volcano Rd, Volcano, CA 95689, USA

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Caves

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.


Attractions near Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park1.62km 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 Gold Mine Tours15.3km 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.

Sierra Nevada Logging Museum30.92km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

This is a museum dedicated to preserving the history of logging in the Sierra Nevada region. This Museum tells the history of loggers and logging-related industries in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park32.69km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

Calaveras Big Trees State Park is a state park of California, preserving two groves of giant sequoia trees. It has been a major tourist attraction since 1852, when the existence of the trees was first widely reported, and is considered the longest continuously operated tourist facility in California.

New Hogan Lake33.6km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

This is an artificial lake in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada which was formed by the New Hogan Dam. The surrounding of this lake is a perfect place for camping, water sports, fishing, hiking, mountain biking and more.

Mercer Caverns34km from Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

This is a show cave located in Calaveras county. It is named after the gold prospector Walter J. Mercer who discovered the caves around 1885 and filed a claim. It is formed in a marble unit known as the Calaveras Formation. It also contains a large display of aragonite frostwork. The standard tour of the cave descends 160 feet, 208 steps down and 232 up in a traverse between the natural and an artificial entrance.

Where is Black Chasm Cavern National Natural Landmark

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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.