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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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We recently made a detour to the Cub Run Cave on a trip from Nashville to Cleveland and it was so worth it. The group was small so we did not feel rushed or claustrophobic, it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We recently made a detour to the Cub Run Cave on a trip from Nashville to Cleveland and it was so worth it. The group was small so we did not feel rushed or claustrophobic, it was great for small children (or the elderly) with a solid wooden walkway and minimal steps (14). The price was right and our guide... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I visited Cub Run Cavern a few weeks ago. It is truly a hidden gem! If you like living caves, then this is a must see. There are small tours which kept it informative, personal, well paced, and we obtained a lot of fun information concerning the cave's history. We loved the tour, the tour guide, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Not only is cub run cave amazing but Linda the tour guide is a hidden gem! We were in the area for a few days and visited other caves but nothing compares to cub run. A small tour with a spectacular guide who loves her job. You will not find that anywhere else!

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We came here at the recommendation of a lady who worked at Walmart near Cave City. The rest of the reviews have got it right, this is the best cave by far. It may be a little bit of a drive from the mammoth Cave area, but it's well worth it!. The cave is extremely well preserved due to its... More 

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Munfordville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

If this cave were anywhere else but deep in the boonies, it would be a well-known Kentucky landmark. It is truly spectacular, featuring many dripstone formations, lit pools, and boxwork. The tour is a easy walk on a lit boardwalk, which sits a few feet above the water table.

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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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