Exploring Nature

Featured Caves/Mines/Panning

Crystal Cave

At Crystal Cave, PA's greatest natural wonder, groups will enjoy a guided cave tour, educational movie presentation, panning for gemstones, 963 Crystal Cave Rd., Kutztown, PA 19530. Tel: 610-683-6765. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Bilger's Rocks

1928 Bilgers Rocks Rd., Grampian, PA 16838. 814-577-8362. Tour 300 million-year-old rocks and explore hidden mazes, paths, and caves. Fee.

Lackawanna Coal Mine

McDade Park, Scranton, PA 18504. 800-238-7245. Explore 300 feet beneath the earth, in an anthracite coal mine. Fee.

Penn's Cave and Wildlife Park

222 Penn’s Cave Rd., Centre Hall, PA 16828. 814-364-1664. Take a tour along limestone corridors and stalagmites in the water cavern or observe animals on 1,500 acres in the wildlife park. Fee.

Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine & Steam Train

Rtes. 61 & 54, Ashland, PA 17921. 570-875-3850. Visit a real Anthracite Coal Mine and take a ride on an old-fashioned narrow gauge Steam Train. Fee.

Red Panther's Woodward Cave

Route 45 in Centre County, Woodward, PA 16882. 814-349-9800. Learn about geologic processes, wildlife within the cave, formations, underground water flows and fossils. Fee.