|Location:||Located on Cave City Road near Mountain Ranch, off Mountain Ranch Road, near Hwy 49.|
|Address:||PO Box 78, Vallecito, CA 95251, Tel. +1-209-736-2708|
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|1850||discovered by a target shooter by the name of Captain Taylor.|
|1853||a hotel was built to house the many visitors to the cavern.|
|1859-1875||a mining camp, called Cave City, was established around the cave. The cave was called Mammoth Cave this time.|
|1910||Mammoth Cave closed.|
|1980||when it was re-opened as California Caverns.|
California Cave was one of the first registered caverns in California, and was the first commercial cave in the State. Several types of tours are offered today, including those which explore the subterranean lakes and rivers.