Crawford State Park Heritage Site

Crawford State Park Heritage Site is a 49-acre, forested day-use park featuring Gardner Cave, with a slope length of 1,055-feet, the third longest limestone cavern in Washington. This tourable cave is filled with stalactites, stalagmites, rimstone pools, and flow stone.

Discover Pass: A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks for day use. For more information about the Discover Pass and exemptions, please visit the Discover Pass web page.

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  1. Activities
  2. Boating
  3. Camping
  4. History

Picnic & Day-Use Facilities

The park provides one kitchen shelter without electricity, plus two sheltered and 11 unsheltered picnic tables. A restroom is also provided. All are available first come, first served.

Additional Information

  • The main activity at Crawford State Park Heritage Site is touring Gardner Cave. With large groups and holidays, extra tours can be given. Park staff limits tour size to 25 people. A call before arrival will help in accommodating large groups. Call Crawford State Park at (509) 446-4065.
  • Suitable walking shoes or hiking boots are recommended for touring the caves and surrounding area. 
  • The surrounding area has many events and outdoor activities. Contact the Metaline Falls Chamber of Commerce and the National Forest Service. Metaline Falls is located in the Colville National Forest.