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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
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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"What's all the fuss about Mammoth Cave?"

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
Mikey865
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Dahlonega, Georgia
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Dahlonega, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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11 reviews 11 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Uniontown, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This million year old cave was hollowed out by a forceful stream of water. The reamining carved out rock along with stalagmites and stalagtites are very interesting. The host, Linda, was very knowledgable regarding history and details.

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Long Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This cave was a real surprise . It is in pristine condition as it has not been open to the public very long. It is a privately owned operation and is currently up for sale. Please hope a philanthropic organization discovers this gem to preserve it. The guide Linda , was so delightful and knowledgable . The would defiantly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This cave was a little off the interstate but so worth the drive! While the cave is for sale, it is still open with tour times 4x a day Wed. thru Sunday. The cave is enormous with a wooden walkway throughout. The tour guide Linda is very knowledgeable and clearly has a love for the cave. She gets excited to... More 

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