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Visit Redding, California
Admission: $1.50 with park pass
Times: 1:00 PM
Starts January 06, 2018
Occurs: Every 1 week(s) on: Saturday, ending on March 31, 2018.

Location: Lava Beds National Monument
1 Indian Well HQ, Tulelake, CA 96134

Crystal Ice Cave contains some of the most spectacular ice formations among Lava Beds' many caves. Because of the sensitive nature of this cave's formations and its cold environment, Crystal Ice Cave is open to park visitors only on small ranger-guided tours during the winter months. Tours of no more than six visitors (ages 12 years and older) are offered every Saturday January through March and last 3+ hours. Reservations for these tours can be made up to three weeks in advance and are very competitive. This is a strenuous excursion and is recommended for those in very good physical condition. Tour participants must use upper body strength to ascend a sheer, 50-foot long sloped ice floor while holding on to a rope, must be able to crawl through a tight hole, and have enough fitness and coordination to negotiate loose, boulder-strewn floors, and icy patches safely.

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