October 9, 2015

Mercer Caverns

Kid friendly

Mercer Caverns209-728-2101
1665 Sheep Ranch Rd., P O Box 509
Murphys 95247

Discovered in 1885, Mercer Caverns is home to a wide variety of beautiful cave formations, most notably its world famous array of delicate frostlike crystals known as aragonite flos ferri, for which it won a Grand prize at the 1900 Paris World Exposition.  Explore Mercer Caverns and experience Nature’s stunning underground wonders.

Enjoy gold panning and gemstone mining in our flume system right next to the visitors center and gift shop.

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