The Natural Formations In Maryland's Crystal Grottoes Caverns Look Like Something From Another Planet
Calling all explorers! Did you know that Maryland’s Crystal Grottoes Caverns is home to more formations per square foot than any cave known to man? It’s a beautiful and fascinating place to explore. Read on for the details and consider adding this natural wonder to your bucket list. This is one spot you’ll definitely want to see in person — the pictures don’t do it justice!
Crystal Grottoes Caverns is located along Shepherdstown Pike in Boonsboro.
Be on the lookout for the giant sign...
...and this building, which is actually the entrance to the caverns.
The cost to explore is $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 11 and under.
You'll get to explore this surreal spot, which was discovered in the 1920s while workers were dynamiting in the area. A blast blew a hole in the front wall and the rest is history.
Visitors have toured Crystal Grottoes Caverns for decades now, enjoying the natural formations all around.
Speaking of formations, this place is said to home to more formations per square foot than any other cave in the world. WOW!
Keep your eyes peeled for different colors, textures, and even some areas that seem to sparkle.
There's a lot to love about this spot, and a lot to learn as well. Find more information by clicking on the website linked below, and happy adventuring!
NOTE: The caverns are a crisp 54 degrees inside year-round. So no matter when you visit, be sure to bring a jacket or sweater.
For more information about Crystal Grottoes Caverns, visit the
website. You can also follow the official Facebook page by clicking here.
While you’re in the area, consider checking out Happy Hills Campground, a woodland getaway rife with scenic trails.
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19821 Shepherdstown Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713, USA