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Address: 15101 Cub Run Highway, Cub Run, KY 42729
Phone Number: 270-524-1444
Description: Cub Run Cave, located in scenic Hart County Kentucky, was first discovered...
Cub Run Cave, located in scenic Hart County Kentucky, was first discovered in 1950. It was then briefly shown to the public before being closed for the next 55 years. The cave reopened to the public in July of 2006.
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Excellent cave tour.

This cave is not well advertised and has no signage directing drivers to the site. It is well worth seeing as the cave has a wide variety of cave features, is not strenuous (the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
KentuckyJim68
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Louisville, KY
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Louisville, KY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This cave is not well advertised and has no signage directing drivers to the site. It is well worth seeing as the cave has a wide variety of cave features, is not strenuous (the path is flat for most of the tour) and the price is reasonable. Linda, the sole proprietor of the cave, runs the gift shop and conducts... More 

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Newfane, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Amazing cave, interesting history, fabulous tour guide, limited crowds (our family had our own 1.5 hour tour since we were the only ones there), tons of formations, .... You should go here!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We share the positive reviews of others who have visited the cave. Linda is the best tour guide you will find anywhere and is full of enthusiasm. We have visited caves in Spain, Gibralter, the Dominican Republic and elsewhere. This trip is best because you can get up close and personal with the cave structures. It is also best if... More 

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

That is what you'll say after you visit Cub Run. Yes, it's a bit of a drive, but truly worth your time and effort. Tours are offered four times a day, every day except Monday and Tuesday. Eat lunch in Munfordville before or after you visit, because your choices at the nearby exits are limited. (Stop at the rest area... More 

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you are in the Mammoth Cave area, you should not miss this incredible cave with its fascinating history. You can take a scenic drive from the Cave City area and even incorporate a ferry en route to the cave if you are driving through the national park on the way to Cub Run Cave. The cave is filled with... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This cave tour left my partner and I absolutely speechless. I've been on at least a dozen cave tours and this is by far the best I have ever seen. It is pristine, filled with gorgeous formations, and has a fascinating history. Our guide, Linda, has such a passion and love for the cave, her enthusiasm makes the tour. We... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This small cave was very cool to explore with a small group and a knowledgable guide, Linda. The cave tour seemed like it was your own private cave tour and Linda was a wealth of knowledge and very friendly and helpful.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Beautiful cave and wonderful experience. Thank you, Linda. You get a chance to explore a cave like you are discovering it for the first time. Not that you are crawling through tiny passageways, but that it is untrammeled without crowds, noise, and distractions. You can imagine how the discovery could feel. We also saw lots of sleeping bats, cave crawfish... More 

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Port Orchard, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We showed up at the gift shop area (Where you buy tickets and are later led down in your car to the cave parking area) and glad we showed up the early tour. As a result we got an almost private tour (one other couple) through an amazing cave. Linda, our tour guide, is passionate about the cave and it... More 

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Munfordville, Kentucky
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42 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The entrance to this cave is not at the Gift Shop area, after purchasing your tickets you will get back in your vehicle and follow the tour guide back a country road to the cave entrance further back on the property. So if you arrive at the cave and the parking lot is empty, do not assume the cave is... More 

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