CRAWFORD STATE PARK
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. Crawford State Park's central feature is the tourable Gardner Cave. With a slope length of 1,055 feet, the cave is the third longest limestone cavern in Washington.
Summer: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).Winter: Closed Sept. 2, reopens May 22.
Wildlife Mammals Birds Fish & Sea Life? Bears? Bobcats? Chipmunks? Coyotes? Deer or Elk? Moose? Raccoons? Skunks? Squirrels ? Eagles? Grouse? Hawks? Jays? Ospreys? Owls? Woodpeckers
Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life
Gardner Cave is the state's third longest limestone cavern, with a slope length of 1,055 feet. The cave features stalactites, stalagmites, rimstone pools and flow stone. ? Cedar? Douglas Fir? Hemlock? Spruce? Alder? Birch? Maple? Lupines? Paintbrush
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.
Services/Supplies Available in the area ? Camping? Diesel? Fishing/hunting? Gasoline? Groceries? Hardware? Overnight Accommodations? Pay phone? Postal service? Propane? Swimming
Area services are located in Metaline, Metaline Falls, and Ione.
Crawford State Park has no overnight camping. Seattle City Light has a campground, with standard campsites and restrooms, next to Boundary Dam, one mile outside of the park.
\The nearest boat launch is at the Boundry Dam campground located outside the park on the Pend Oreille River.