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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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Skip Mammoth and Go - I'g give it 10 stars if I could!

I visited Cub Run Cave for the second time today. The first time I went was last summer with my 8-year-old daughter. We spent two days in KY caving. The first day we spent doing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I visited Cub Run Cave for the second time today. The first time I went was last summer with my 8-year-old daughter. We spent two days in KY caving. The first day we spent doing two different tours of Mammoth, where we were rushed/herded through like a bunch of cattle. The second day we visited Cub Run. It was/is incredible.... More 

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Jeffersontown, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very small mom and pop business. While it was difficult to reach them by phone, a little confusing, and even seemed sketchy at first...it was well worth the trip. The tour guide is a local lady with tons of great history about the cave and its creatures. She was very friendly and polite. Be prepared to be amazed at some... More 

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Covington, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We got drove over an hour to get to the office. We didn't recognize the place because it looked like a run down, old, abandoned country store. I had to ask for directions only to find out that was the place. I tried calling and they didn't answer. When we got there the "Open" sign was on but they had... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is actually my very first review provided on the internet, as I am not one to broadcast my opinion openly. Although, my family would deny this fact I am not one to share on a social network. If you are ever in the state of Kentucky, please make the trip possible and take in the amazing cave experience and... More 

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Hollywood, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I've done most of the big caves and small caves and mammoth caves on the east coast so please believe everyone- this cave is near perfect. It has no algae- none. It has an ecosystem of salamanders, crickets, and spiders! It has amazingly kind,generous , and friendly guides! And best of all it has a ceiling full of features -... More 

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Covington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Visited with husband, and one other family was on the tour. Wonderful personal tour. Saw albino scorpion, 2 salamanders, and other critters, thanks to guide's careful eye. Wonderful pristine formations. Saw Diamond Caverns later, and preferred Cub Run.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I was not sure what to expect when I went to visit Cub Run Cave. I was pleasantly surprised that it was worth going there although it's a bit out of the way if you are going to Mammoth Cave as the main attraction. Out guide was nice and knowledgeable. Flash photography was allowed and the cave is well lit.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great experience. Linda, the tour guide, did a great job. The tour was very interesting and timed correctly. I highly recommend visiting Cub Cave Run.

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

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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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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