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Cub Run Cave

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Address: 15101 Cub Run Highway, Cub Run, KY 42729
Phone Number: 270-524-1444
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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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Truly, a Hidden Gem

It's a bit out of the way, but if you're in the area, you really should check it out... The history of this cave is as fascinating as the cave itself.. Our tour guide, Linda, was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Florence, Kentucky
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Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

It's a bit out of the way, but if you're in the area, you really should check it out... The history of this cave is as fascinating as the cave itself.. Our tour guide, Linda, was very sweet, and extremely helpful... This cave has some features that would be difficult to find in most other caves. For 2 adults, our... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

After visiting several caves in the area we went to Cub Run Cave & was floored by its beauty! It has all the formations you would expect & nice that you can get so close. They did a wonderful job with the walk & very easy to see. Although a 12 mile drive from I-65 it's worth the time. Only... More 

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Vicksburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If I could rate this higher I would. My wife and I visited almost every cave we could find near mammoth and this was by far the best. This puts mammoths caves to shame. Much better than their drips and domes. Cub Run is not open daily so check on dates before you go. When we arrived in the gift... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stopped here on our way from Louisville to Mammoth. Tickets are $16 per person. We were on a tour of four people, (opposed to the 120 people per tour on our Mammoth tours), and really got to experience the cave at our own pace. Linda, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and we walked away learned a lot about... More 

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

If you are visiting the Mammoth Cave area, this is worth the drive north on I-65, to Munfordville (12 miles north of Cave City). One of the best cave tours *and guide, Linda) I have ever experienced, this was my second visit. As mentioned in my previous review, it is a bit of a drive but worth the effort. Closed... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

You can read one review or all of them, the result is the same: this cave is unique and equal or better than Jewel Cave or Wind Cave in the Dakotas. Linda is passionate, knowledgeable and leads a terrific tour. I was driving Nashville to Michigan and wanted to stop at a cave. Mammoth didn't attract me much (my husband... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

On our southern states cave tour we ended up going back near Mammoth Cave NP where we stayed--having done long tours there in the past we looked for alternatives and found this one extolling the cave highlites and especially its only guide, Linda--located North of the park the drive thru rural Kentucky Amish country was beautiful tho others msy go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This cave was discovered in 1950 by my Uncle and his cousin. It's amazing to listen to the story of what they did during those initial visits. This is a georgeous living and growing wet cave with many formations. The best things are, the ease of walking through the cave on a boardwalk, stroller friendly, and the very knowledgeable tour... More 

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Louisville, KY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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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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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Address: Address: 15101 Cub Run Highway, Cub Run, KY 42729
Phone Number: 270-524-1444
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cub Run

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