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Cliff Jump at Minerals Pool



Your stay at Crystal Springs Resort includes Vacation Pass Privileges for each guest in your room for access to the ultimate summer playground with ALL* ACTIVITIES NOW INCLUDED.

* Included activities & entertainment vary by day and do not include Workshops, Goat Yoga, Food & Beverage or Game Room. Click here to view daily schedules. 

Everything shown below is included with your stay from noon on the day of checkin until 5pm the day of check-out.

Please select Visitor Type based on the hotel where you are staying.

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Boy doing archery target practice


Show off your skills using a bow to shoot arrows at a target at our scenic quarry-side archery range. Guided instruction and equipment is included. Ages 10 and over. Parental supervision is required.

Available at MH: Daily
Available at GCL: Daily

Father and son on a golf course at Crystal Springs Resort

Golf at Minerals GC

Designed by Robert Trent Jones, the executive layout of this inviting 9-hole golf course in NJ makes it perfect for every member of the family.

*Golf club rentals available for a fee. 

Available at MH: Daily 

Two friends axe throwing.

Axe Throwing

This modern sport involves throwing an axe at a wooden target, and attempting to hit as close to the bullseye as possible. Get your competitor hat on in this safe and fun environment. Ages 14+.

Available at MH: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
Available at GCL: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 

Young girl and older gentleman holding a fish at a pond.


Stocked for fun to accommodate "catch + release", the sparkling freshwater quarry and dramatic 80 ft limestone cliff make for an inviting setting. Guests are welcome to bring their own equipment to the fishing hole during select hours. 

Available at GCL: Daily 

Duck boat races at Minerals Hotel.

Duck Boat Races

This seasonal activity is sure to ‘quack’ you up! Gather at the Minerals outdoor pool for a fun race to the finish in giant rubber duck floats.

Available at MH: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 

Children rock climbing.

Rock Climbing

Our wall features a catch-and-hold technology which gives climbers the time they need to rest, recover, and finish their favorite route. Additionally, it has a built-in durability, safety and braking that both experts and novices trust. Ages 6+.

Available at MH: Daily

Group of women playing pickleball.


Come play the fastest growing sport in America - now available at Minerals Hotel!  Pickleball is a cross between tennis & ping-pong and is ideal for any age and athletic ability. Matches can be played by singles or doubles. 

Available at MH: Daily 

Four girls on a golf course at a resort near NYC playing foot golf

FootGolf at Minerals GC

FootGolf is two sports rolled into one, where the precision, power, and passion found in both golf and soccer is combined to create one amazing playing experience. FootGolf is played by kicking a soccer ball {on a golf course} into an oversized hole to score - with rules that are similar to golf. FootGolf takes just 2 hours to play 18 holes and the best part is, it can be enjoyed by anyone ages 6 or older.

Available at MH: Daily

Child running through spray ground at Minerals Hotel

Splash Yard Games

Join our Activity team on the splash yard for a wet and wild good time! Our wacky challenges are suitable for the entire family or just the kiddos - the only rule is that you need a partner to participate!

Available at MH: Daily

Woman shooting laser gun at clay targets.

Laser Clay Shooting

Suitable for first time and seasoned clay target shooters. Using a modified shotgun, participants fire an infared beam at reflective Clays. Real, deactivated guns are used with realistic sound effects that instruct the shooter when they have hit the target. Ages 12+.

Available at MH: Daily 

Waterfall at Biosphere Pool Complex in Grand Cascades Lodge

Tropical Biosphere

The 10,000 sq. ft. tropical Biosphere pool complex is an extraordinary oasis with lush tropical foliage throughout plus a retractable roof creating a spectacular outdoor effect.

Available daily to Grand Cascades Lodge guests only. 

Vista 180 Infinity Pool

The Vista 180° complex is the perfect warm weather retreat featuring a refreshing infinity pool with breathtaking views of the surrounding scenic mountains.

Available daily to Grand Cascades Lodge guests only. 

Young Boy Cliff Jump at Minerals Pool

Minerals Pool Complex

Discover our amazing indoor and outdoor pools at Minerals Hotel, with endless mountain views at every turn. Whether you’re looking to swim laps, make a splash or just relax, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy all that the Minerals pool complex has to offer! 

Available at MH: Daily 

Couple sitting in the hot tub at Minerals pool.

Hot Tubs

The pool complexes at both of the Resort's hotels feature hot tubs, sauna and steam rooms. Minerals Pools shown here.

Grand Cascades Lodge guests have access to pools at either hotel.  Minerals Hotel guests have access to the Minerals Pool Complex.

A young child in a yellow shirt playing with his father on the putting green at Grand Cascades Lodge

Putting Course

Come test your skills on our scenic 18-hole natural grass putting course, featuring multi-tiered greens and rolling terrain accentuated by rippling streams and colorful landscaping. First come, first served. 

Available daily to Grand Cascades Lodge guests only.

Cold plunge at Minerals Hotel pool complex.

Minerals Cold Plunge

Experience this ancient form of cold water therapy with the benefits of reduced muscle soreness and joint pain relief.

Available at MH: Daily

Minerals Hotel pool lifeguard holding '10' scoring sign.

Big Splash Contest

Gather at the Minerals outdoor pool to put your cannonball skills to the test! Whoever makes the biggest splash off the Minerals Cliff Jump is the winner!

Available at MH: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday 

Chef's garden tour.

Chef's Garden Tour

Enjoy a tour of our 100% organic garden which was designed to be aesthetic and educational, plus supply seasonal bounty to Resort guests and day visitors. This inspiring outdoor venue includes beautiful organic vegetables, flowers, herbs and the Kittatinny Mountain Range as a back drop.

Available at GCL: Wednesday & Saturday 

Children playing ping pong on outdoor game deck.

Outdoor Game Deck

The outdoor game deck offers recreation for adults and children all day long. Whether you like ping pong or billiards, fun is on deck. First come, first served. Parents must accompany children.

Available daily to Grand Cascades Lodge guests only.

Race to the resort.

Race the Resort

Our electronic devices will record your checkpoints as you make your way through our map, with your final time recorded at the end! The winning family will be posted at the Front Desk after 5pm. Our map will take you through different terrains, so sneakers are recommended. Please bring water with you! 

Available at GCL: Saturday



Croquet is a sport that involves hitting wooden or plastic balls with a mallet through hoops embedded in a grass playing court.

Available at GCL: Daily

Glow Golf

Glow Golf

Enjoy a variety of nighttime golf challenges using glow-in-the-dark golf balls! Come out for our exciting chipping and putting contests, as well as the closest to the pin competition. Great fun for all ages and skill levels. Hosted nightly, weather permitting, on the natural grass putting course at Grand Cascacdes Lodge. Putters and glow balls are available on a first come, first served basis. 

Available at GCL: Daily 

Wooden sign that says scavenger hunt starts here.

Scavenger Hunt

Amuse yourself with our fun Scavenger Hunt. Track down fun and unique items located throughout the Resort. Directions located at the Front Desk of your hotel.

Available at MH: Daily
Available ay GCL: Daily 

Couple forest bathing at a resort in Sussex County

Forest Bathing

Allow our Resort Naturalist to take you on a guided journey to quiet the mind and deepen the connection with your inner self and the natural world through practicing sensory awareness such as scent, sight, sound and breath. This soothing walk culminates in a 10-minute guided meditation with an emphasis on connecting with the earth.

Available at GCL: Saturday

Tractor picking up hay

Farm Tour at Vernon Valley Farm

Guests can enjoy an educational tour at nearby Vernon Valley Farm, where the managing farm team utilize nature's synergies to create a fully sustainable farm. Guests will enjoy a guided tour of the farm, interact with various farm animals and harvest fresh fruit or vegetables in season. Vernon Valley Farm consists of over 270 acres, with exquisite views of our area.

Available at Vernon Valley Farm: Sunday 

Young girl petting goats.

Visits from the Farm

Meet farmer Keith’s friendly animals! Learn fun facts about baby goats, ducks, chickens, bunnies, sheep, miniature horses, alpaca and other farm favorites.

Available at MH: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 
Available at GCL: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 

Young girl riding a pony during family vacation.

Pony Rides

There's nothing more exciting for young children than take a ride on a friendly pony. Our guides will lead the animals and allow kids to pet the gentle ponies. Ideal for children under 100 lbs. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Available MH: Friday
Available at GCL: Sunday 

Young child petting chicken.

Meet the Chickens

Learn everything you’ve ever wondered about raising chickens with our own Farmer Keith! Meet some of his feathered friends as he shares fun facts, daily tasks and the benefits of raising these versatile animals! No charge, no reservations needed.

Available at GCL: Saturday

Three children standing at the koi pond.

Koi Feeding

Visit the Koi Pond adjacent to the Pro Shop & Vista 180° pool. This colorful ornamental species of fish enjoy warm water and one of the most beautiful pond fish available. Guests are asked to be patient as we take turns feeding the Koi. Free for hotel guests.

Available at GCL: Daily 

Woman participating in bungee glow class.

Bungee Flow

Bungee Fitness is a motion based resistance training class. It uses a combination of fitness training + a full body cardio workout that is high intensity all while you float weightlessly. All levels are welcome. {Ages 16+}

Available at MH: Saturday 

Young child pointing at beehive.

Bee Keeper Talks

Join Beehive Master JC Cowell for a casual talk as we dive into the world of honey bees. Visit JC in the amphitheater to see an actual hive in action as you learn about these amazing insects.

Available at GCL: Saturday 

Animal educator showing a young girl a ferret.

Animal Educators

Join us for a fun and educational program as professional guides show off the adorable visiting animals. 

Available at GCL: Monday

Group of people taking a wine cellar tour.

Wine Cellar Tours

Crystal Springs Resort invites you to explore its world-renowned Wine Cellar, winner of the Wine Spectator Grand Award since 2006. Be dazzled by this architectural marvel which houses 6,000 labels featuring an extensive collection of 100-point wines spread out among nine chambers, as well as two opulently appointed dining rooms.

Available at GCL: 
Self-Guided: Daily 
Guided: Wednesday - Sunday 

Girl doing yoga meditation with mountains in the background


Relax with a calming meditation session where focused concentration will help you achieve mindfulness and balance. To view the schedule, please click here.

Musicians Performing Live

Live Music at Moonshine

Guests and locals alike will enjoy fine weekend entertainment featuring gifted singers and musicians.

Available at MH {Moonshine}; Friday & Saturday

Two young boys playing in a forest with bubbles.

Bubble Fun

Enjoy playing with giant bubbles, painting with bubbles, making your own bubble wands and mixing up unbreakable bubbles! 

Available at GCL: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 

Kids holding their solar art prints.

Solar Art Prints

Start by taking a hike on the nature trail to pick up interesting leaves, pinecones and sticks . . . anything with a unique shape {even bring your favorite toy!} Then join together to create a work of art using cyanotype paper. We’ll place our items on the paper, expose it to the sun, and develop our prints in water. No reservations. All ages welcome. Parental assistance required.

Available at MH: Thursday & Sunday
Available at GCL: Sunday & Friday 

Kids roasting marshmallows

Marshmallow Roasts

Adults and kids alike enjoy the fun activity of roasting marshmallows. Gather round our toasty fire pits for this communal experience. Marshmallows & sticks included.

Available at MH: Daily
Available at GCL: Daily

People using sparklers to write LOVE in the air.

Sparkler Photos

Our Resort Photographer will take long exposure photos of your family as you make shapes or write words in the air using real sparklers. The results of this special effect method are awesome. Adult supervision required. First come, first served.

Available at GCL: Monday

4 people with glow in the dark costumes.

Glow Night DJ & Games

Enjoy fun games such as glow golf, glow corn hole glow kanjam and a live DJ. 

Available at GCL: Thursdays in July & August

Two people playing basketball.


Whether you're looking to shoot for fun or competitively, the basketball court at Minerals Sports Club is another perfect way to get a workout in. 

Available at MH: Daily 

Father and daughter watching movie outdoors on screen under twinkly lights.

Outdoor Movies

Enjoy a fun family friendly movie in the great outdoors!

Available at MH: Sunday - Thursday

Three people hiking at Wild Turkey Nature Trail

Wild Turkey Nature Trail

Enjoy an educational outdoor hike as you trek along the Wild Turkey Nature Trail onsite at Grand Cascades Lodge. Don't forget to stop at the dozens of nature signs throughout the hike where you will learn about local wildlife, plants and birds. 

Available: Daily 


Geode Smashing

Enjoy smashing geodes to reveal a beautiful site within! 

Available at MH: Tuesday & Friday 

Four children peeking out from behind large tree.

Kids Nature Exploration

Join our Resort Naturalist Jennifer Ruth as kids explore patterns in nature, both visually and mathematically. Kids will learn nature songs while gaining an appreciation for the fresh country air! 

Available at GCL: Tuesday

Bingo cards.


Get your competitor hats on for some family friendly competition! Join us in the Crystal Springs Clubhouse for a family fun BINGO session!

Available at MH: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Available at GCL: Tuesday & Saturday 

Women in forward warrior yoga pose


Stretch and strengthen, bring energy to the body and rejuvenate the nervous system. You'll feel invigorated for the rest of the day. This class is offered complimentary on a first come, first served basis. To view the schedule, please click here. 

Zumba class with William.

Fitness Classes

Minerals Sports Club offers fitness and yoga classes to perfectly suit your fitness goals and style. With dance class, HIIT Tabata, yoga, spin, weight classes and more, there are classes suitable for all levels, there’s no doubt you’ll find what you’re looking for. To view the schedule, please click here

Man running on indoor running track at Minerals Sports Club.

Running Track

If you're looking to get in some mileage, the indoor running track is the place for you! 

Available at MH: Daily

Woman in white towel sitting in sauna.


Take some "me time" with a soothing sauna! Ideal for muscle recovery, stress relief and better sleep.

Available at MH: Daily
Available at GCL: Daily

Girl going down Biosphere water slide at Crystal Springs Resort in NJ

Biosphere Slide

The 140’ water slide at the tropical Biosphere provides a high energy ride ending with a speedy splash down into our heated pool. {48” height requirement to ride the Biosphere Slide}

Available daily to Grand Cascades Lodge guests only. 

Aquarium with fish at Biosphere pool.

Swim Up Aquariums

The pool complexes at both of the Resort's hotels feature swim up salt water aquariums with brightly-colored tropical fish.

Grand Cascades Lodge guests have access to pools at either hotel.  Minerals Hotel guests have access to the Minerals Pool Complex.

Man in white bath robe sitting in steamy sauna.

Steam Room

Unwind in the relaxing ambiance of the steam room which offers the benefits of detoxification, increased metabolism and stress relief.

Available at both hotels: Daily

Woman singing at her keyboard on Fire & Water Terrace

Live Music on the Fire & Water Terrace

Guests can enjoy an array of gifted singers and musicians while relaxing on the Fire & Water Terrace. 

Available at GCL {Fire & Water Terrace}: Friday & Saturday

Additional Inclusions

Also Included In Your Stay:

Please see below:

  • $40 Breakfast credit
    • The breakfast credit may be used at the breakfast buffet or towards an a la carte breakfast at either the Crystal Tavern or Kites if the breakfast buffet is not available. Guests may only use this breakfast credit at whichever hotel they are staying at. This credit may not be used towards any tax or gratuity charges.
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking at both hotels 
    • Valet services available at Grand Cascades Lodge 
  • Bell Service
  • Concierge Service
  • Business Center at Grand Cascades Lodge 
  • Printing Services at Minerals Hotel - Up to 5 pages