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Cub Run Cave

15101 Cub Run Highway, Cub Run, KY 42729
270-524-1444
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Cub Run
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Owner description: Cub Run Cave, located in scenic Hart County Kentucky, was first discovered in 1950. It was then...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Port Orchard, Washington
2 reviews
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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32 helpful votes 32 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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19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 via mobile

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

My mom and I are huge cave explorers. We were looking at seeing Cub Run Cave today and it was a journey to get there. As we pulled up, we noticed that the place was completely empty. Not one person or car was there. There is a "For Sale" on the outside of the property area. Sad news, since it... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I took my 15-year old daughter and her friend to see this cave and all of use were amazed!! I have never seen 15-year olds so awe inspired over something natural (it does not have screens or buttons and it does not text). We actually visited several caves (including Mammoth) and this cave was our favorite, The cave is exquisite... More 

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Stockton, Alabama
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I noticed the sign while driving to Nolin Lake. After being at the lake for a week I decided to take my family and check out the cave. I can't tell you how impressed all of us were. The tour was amazing and the tour guide was exceptional. I could go back several more times and see something I missed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This Cave he is so beautiful. A three-quarter mile walk through the Cave. I work tour guide was very knowledgeable. A very easy walk. The tour guide took her time. The the stalagtights and stalagmites were so beautiful. This cave is said to be the most beautiful cave in the area. It's worth the drive off the beaten path. A... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been going to Nolin Lake for 12 years now and just this past weekend was able to experience Cub Run Cave! It was a rainy Saturday and we couldn't get the boat out, so we decided to check out the cave, and I'm so glad we did! The tour is approx 1.5hrs and I believe a 3/4mi walk round-trip.... More 

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