Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument

Things To Do in Jewel Cave

Activities & Programs

Surface Activities In addition to the cave tours and Discovery Talk, there are many opportunities for exploring on the surface at Jewel Cave National Monument. The 1279 acre park is located in a Ponderosa pine forest. The Jasper Fire of August 24, 2000 has changed the scenery of ...

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Walking & Hiking

Hiking Trails There are two self-guided trails at Jewel Cave National Monument, and one U. S. Forest Service trail which begins approximately 1 mile from the Jewel Cave visitor center. Printed information on all three trails is available at the visitor center year-round, and at the historic ranger cabin in ...

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Things To Do

Jewel Cave Discovery Talk This 20-minute talk is an introduction to Jewel Cave's natural and cultural histories. Participants view one large room of the cave. This easy cave visit enters and exits the cave by elevator in the Visitor Center, and involves walking up and down fifteen stair steps. ...

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