Caverns is the largest cave in Pennsylvania, with unusual formations
to interest both avid spelunkers and casual visitors. . With 2.8
miles of passages, it is the 16th longest developed cave in the
United States. Formerly called Dulaney's Cave and originally called
Laurel Hill Cave, it has been explored since the late 1700's and
was a lair in the olden days for Indians and robber gangs.
Laurel Caverns guided tour lasts about 55 minutes, with a guide
leaving with a group at least every twenty minutes. Nobody waits
more than twenty minutes for a guide. Reservations are not needed.
The cave temperature is 52 degrees year round, so a sweater or
jacket should be worn. Non-slippery shoes are important. Laurel
Caverns is a natural cave which follows the natural slope of the
mountain. The tour may be strenuous for some.
Repelling classes are held by special arrangement. The fifty foot
high Ed Coll cliff is inside the cave so weather is never a problem.
All equipment is included in the fee.
Also avalable is panneing for gemstones and staff directed spelunking
for groups of 6 or more.
Picnic tables, campgrounds, view from mountaintop, trackless train,
and cave miniture golfing.