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Address: 825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
Phone Number: +1 865-448-2274
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Well, I've never been in a cavern and we had some time to kill and decided to take a look. I don't like to feel "closed in" but you don't have to worry about that as some rooms... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Upstate, NY
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Upstate, NY
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43 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well, I've never been in a cavern and we had some time to kill and decided to take a look. I don't like to feel "closed in" but you don't have to worry about that as some rooms are bigger than a football field. Beautiful rock formations and a stream running through much of the cavern. Plan on about a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cave is extensive and quite fascinating. This is one of the more unusual experiences for a trip to the mountains. You can take the tour then spend some time exploring the cave on your own. The water falls are beautiful.

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cavern is beautiful and the waterfall inside is amazing! There are some pretty steep stairs, but if you are in relatively good shape, it should not be a problem. Our guide was wonderful and very interesting.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Advertised that they were open until 5pm. I'd read elsewhere that the last tour begins at closing time. We were delayed by traffic and a road closure, so arrived at 4:37. Guy at the desk said the last tour left at 4:30. When I replied that we'd heard that the last tour began at 5pm, he didn't say we were... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place last year had a tour with a young fellow that was highly knowledgeable, today we were in a large group with a elderly gentleman as a guide, was extremely boring and unimformative. Way too many weird conversations or small talk. A little disappointing.

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First thing I thought of was Silence of the Lambs and Buffalo Bill's pit. When you first walk downstairs to start the tour...It was just a big hole that someone dug up in their basement. But once you got in it was incredible. Amazing and beautiful formations and well worth going into the pit.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The caverns were beautiful and the history behind them is quite amazing. I did feel like our tour guide was rushing to get through as it was the end of the day. My husband and I are fit so it wasn't terrible for us however many other people were struggling to keep up. He didn't really allow you to catch... More 

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Sevierville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took a trip down into the caves with my wife and 3 kids. We all had a great time visiting such a unique place. The only complaint I had was the inability to explore alone without a guide. Guess it's all about safety and lawsuits though so guess I can understand. Very interesting to visit.

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Louisville, Ky.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a worth while visit if you have never been to a cave before. It has some interesting rock formations. If you do not like climbing nearly 400 steps you may not like going here. It does have a small stream flowing thru the cave that looks clear as clean glass. Unreal. It takes about an hour and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best cave I have been to. A lot of steps tho even tho they tell you how many steps there are, they even have a sign saying "all steps down = all steps out". Some people still don't listen to the guide or the person at the counter. Has a blast can't wait to go again

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