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Amazing find!!!!

So we originally wanted to go to forbidden caverns but they were flooded. A park ranger mentioned... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jackie G
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Breathtaking views!

The story behind these caverns is absolutely incredible. All your guides were extremely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Tuckaleechee Caverns is a commercial cave and tourist attraction located in Townsend, Tennessee awarded 5 stars by AAA. Tuckaleechee Caverns is a short drive from Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Townsend, Cades Cove, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Tuckaleechee...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
+1 865-448-2274
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So we originally wanted to go to forbidden caverns but they were flooded. A park ranger mentioned Tuckaleechee Caverns. We had no idea it was going to be bigger and better. We are so thankful that the park ranger mentioned it. The tour guide Zack...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The story behind these caverns is absolutely incredible. All your guides were extremely knowledgeable - Gavin was the best! 10/10, will most definitely be going back.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was very cool! beautiful place!! Our guide Lauren and all the staff had an extensive knowledge of the physical and historical geology and history of of the cavern and was more than happy to take photos for us. They also have a great gift...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very neat and beautiful had a lot of fun just not ideal for small kids but my 9 year old loved it and great homeschool field trip

Thank Brandi C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grandkids loved it and we felt good to show them something so wonderful created by nature. Pensacola residents enjoying something different from the beach for vacation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have never been in a cavern before; had an awesome time. Gavin our guide was knowledgable, and interacted very well with the guests. The price to go inside is reasonable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These caves were very interesting well worth a visit our guide was a gentleman called Terry he was full of knowledge

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in beautiful Townsend Tn. for my daughter's wedding. It is about 45 minutes from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. We decided to tour the cavern on Sunday October 14th. The tour guide was awesome and the cavern is unique and beautiful. It is dark...More

Thank Aaron i
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to visit if you are into caves/caverns. We went there on a rainy day while vacationing. It is a pleasant drive from pigeon forge. There are nice formations, a river running through it and waterfall. Only drawback for someone would...More

1  Thank djclark1802
Benjamin V, Manager at Tuckaleechee Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tuckaleechee Caverns is the largest and highest rated cave\cavern on the East side of the United States. The waterfall is 210 ft and we can fit a football stadium in one of our rooms. Guests are made fully aware of the steps before going down...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just decided to kill some time and go check this place out. It was really fun and informative. Our tour guide was a younger kid. but he did a awesome job. Our entire trip to Townsend was good.. this unexpected stop...More

1  Thank Nathan H
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Jeanette S
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are closed from mid-November to mid-March.
8 October 2018|
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Response from wayne1cas | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is correct, if do get a chance to go there, you will see the equipment recording the levels. The gentleman that works there can explain all of the cool features it does. It’s really interesting to see when North... More
18 September 2018|
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