Crystal Cave Redevelopment and Rehabilitation Plan / Environmental Assessment


SCH Number
Lead Agency
National Park Service
Document Title
Crystal Cave Redevelopment and Rehabilitation Plan / Environmental Assessment
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Present Land Use
Crystal Cave area within Sequoia National Park. The area is typically open to visitors from May-November.

Document Description
The NPS is considering options to redevelop and rehabilitate the Crystal Cave area within Sequoia National Park. The plan / environmental assessment (EA) has been prepared and considers the no action alternative, and two action alternatives that address the objectives of the plan. the objectives are to: provide a long-term vision for the Crystal Cave area; protect natural and cultural resources; comply with laws, regulations, mandates, and other guidance: provide for a better "sense of arrival" as visitors approach the area; improve tour operations and the visitor experiences by providing an adequate visitor services kiosks; improve the visitor experience accessing the cave; and improve the visitor flow at the cave entrance area.

Contact Information
Nancy Hendricks
National Park Service
Lead/Public Agency
47050 Generals Highway
Tulare, CA 93271

Phone : (559) 565-3102


°49'37.7"N 36°35'7.31"W
Cross Streets
At terminus of the Crystal Cave ACcess Road, 7 miles form Generals Highway (HWY198)
State Highways
7mi. 198 (Generals Hwy)
Cascade Creek, Yucca Creek
Other Location Info
Three Rivers

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (Crystal Cave and associated infrastructure)
Local Action
Site Plan
Project Issues
Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Geology/Soils Hydrology/Water Quality Public Services Recreation Septic System Transportation Vegetation Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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