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Tuckaleechee Caverns, Townsend

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Journey into an underground world when you tour Tuckaleechee Caverns. Admire the cave onyx formations, which are the beginnings of limestone that take a variety of shapes and forms, including skinny straws and draping cascades. See the underground stream and waterfalls that helped carve the impressive formations. Tours are conducted daily. Make Tuckaleechee Caverns a part of your Townsend vacation plans using our Townsend trip builder website .
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  • Went in August and it was hot outside, but cool and comfortable underground. This was a good way to spend a day doing something fun and different while in the Smokies. I would do it again. YES! it is ...  more »
  • I had seen the signs for the caverns many years and biked by it but had never stopped there. When I finally went with two fellow hikers I was pleasantly surprised ! It was a lot bigger and at every tu...  more »
  • My wife and I drive from pigeon forge to find out the business was closed! The business needs to change hours on both the website and TripAdvisor. Even google states the business is open from 9am to 6...  more »
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  • Loved it, so much fun. The staff was great and very knowledgeable. The store was a good size and a lot is stuff, at decent prices. The caverns were really cool a steady 58°f year round. The waterfall was neat but not what I was think but still cool. Definitely need to be fit to go through the caverns, there are about 400 stairs and you walk about 1.25 miles. I wouldn't bring little kids there but once they get older I would definitely say bring them. Would definitely recommend it thought.
  • This place is totaling amazing! Worth every cent. The rock formations, underground river and underground waterfall was a nice surprise. There are over 400 stairs that you need to climb so if you have knee or hip issues, don't waste your money. Otherwise, it's a pretty cool attraction to see!
  • The cavern was really awesome! Definitely a must see. Our tour guide, Benjamin was very informative and had lots of great stories to share. Highly recommended stop.
  • The views are incredible. Enjoy a moment of total darkness and be awed by the rock formations in the cave. NOTE: Highly recommend you wear hiking boots. The floor is slippery.
  • Went with my wife under protest. The First Citizens who lived in the area before the white settlers wouldn't enter where there was NO SUN. I agree completely. HOWEVER the tour was interesting.
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