Zen Garden Nature Trail – Black Chasm Cavern

ZenGardenArchThe Zen Garden Nature Trail is a wonderful and FREE activity located on the Black Chasm Cavern property. Walking the Zen Garden allows visitors to step into nature and learn about the history of the Volcano area. Guests meander through and around large marble sculptures created by hydraulic mining from the 1800s gold rush. Madrone and Cedar trees also line the trail path.  Be sure to pick up a brochure in the Black Chasm Visitors Center.

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Facts at a Glance:
Adventure Scale Mild
Availability During operational hours. Click here for operational hours.
Length of Trip 30 minutes
Underground Temperature NA- this nature trail hike is above ground
Group Size 25 people, or less
Equipment Provided None, but wear good walking shoes
Minimum age and size None, but this is a nature trail with uneven ground with exposed tree roots and rocks
Reservations None