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  • Boyden Cavern

    Boyden Cavern is located in Kings Canyon, Giant Sequoia National Monument, and lies beneath the massive 2,000 foot high marble walls of the famous Kings Gates.

    Boyden Cavern features stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, pendants and shields, and even a cave bear (formation). The short but steep hike to the cave features spectacular views of the steepest part of Kings Canyon


    Visitors are delighted to find that the magnificent Giant Sequoias are complimented by the natural beauty of the underground cavern. 

    This popular 50-minute tour is suitable for all age groups, from kids to senior citizens.

    For more information and to book a tour please visit

    Or contact them by email at or by phone at 888-965-8243

    USDA Forest Service Special Use Permit

    Boyden Cavern Operates under a Special Use permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service on a non-discrimination basis. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA