Crawford State Park is a 49-acre, forested day-use park featuring Gardner Cave, the third longest limestone cavern in Washington. This tourable cave is filled with stalactites, stalagmites, rimstone pools and flow stone. Gardner Cave is the third longest limestone cavern in Washington. Its early history is unknown. Contemporary accounts indicate the cave was discovered in the summer of 1903 by Mr. Ed Gardner, who homesteaded a quarter section near the cave.
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Crawford: Gardner Cave Tour
This a great opportunity for anyone wanting to explore (with free guided tour, in season) one of Washington’s longest caves. The path within the cave is a combination of natural rock and metal walkways, with plenty of illumination to see the flowstone, rimstone pools, stalactites & stalagmites.