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Address: 319 W Hills Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37419
Phone Number: 423 821 9403
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Description: Raccoon Mountain Caverns is located just 1.3 miles off of I-24 at the...
Raccoon Mountain Caverns is located just 1.3 miles off of I-24 at the Lookout Valley exit (#174), and is less than ten minutes from downtown Chattanooga. Visitors are presented with a cave in its natural state and our 45-minute (+/-) Crystal Palace Walking Tour allows them to view thousands of diverse formations - stalagtites, stalagmites, delicate soda straws, flowstone, rimstone pools, draperies, columns, natural bridges, and a rare shield formation. We also offer a variety of wild cave "spelunking" expeditions for those who want to view beyond the lighted pathways and explore deeper into the mountain. Our Waterfall Dome expedition permits visitors to view the areas tallest underground, natural (unassisted) flowing waterfall.
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We're both into adventure and this was on our bucket list. We took the 4+ hour wild cave tour. It was great. We crawled, climbed and squeezed our way through everything. The next... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We're both into adventure and this was on our bucket list. We took the 4+ hour wild cave tour. It was great. We crawled, climbed and squeezed our way through everything. The next day we were bruised, scraped and sore but it was totally worth it. This tour may not be for a very tall or over sized person. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We took the 45 minute cavern tour. It was very informative but the jokes were corny. I guess some would enjoy that? I do want to go back to do one of the wild adventures. I like to do more than just walk around and have things pointed out to me.

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madisonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We have a great time doing the cavern crawl. It was a lot of fun & would recommend it. Our guide was great & had a lot of knowledge. Would do it again. We did the shorter crawl & found it to be enough for us.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Our cave guide was helpful and courteous. He answered all questions and was patient with kids and 'slow-walkers', It was a nice, cool outing for all of us. The go-carts were fun but need to be spruced up a bit. The panning for gemstones activity was fun for all.

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We wanted an adventure for our 3 and 6 year olds but had heard ruby falls an rock city is a lot of walking and waiting. We opted for the Crystal palace tour early on a Sunday morning and were pleasantly surprised. The guide was young but knowlegeable and obviously interested in the caves. Small group. My 6 year old... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had an awesome guide named Brittany who was very informative and had a great sense of humor. This place is neat. Just an ACTUAL cave. Very neat.

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you stay in the campground, be sure to buy your tickets at the campground office for a discount. We took the first tour of the day which meant we had a small group of only 8 people for a tour which felt refreshingly intimate after the crowd scene at Ruby Falls. Our young tour guide was pleasant and was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Really Really..enjoyed the Cavern Tour, the tour guide was great..Well worth a visit, we did the Crystal Palace. about 45 minute tour..

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Owensboro ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I was surprised at how beautiful this cave was! I am certainly not a cave enthusiast but thought it was much better than ruby falls (which was really really good)! Dylan did a great job on our guided tour and was very informative! The cave is the reason to go. They have go karts and mini golf that is just... More 

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on the cave tour of Raccoon mountain and my nephews, ages 4 and 7, thoroughly enjoyed panning for gems (extra charge) after the tour. The cave tour lasted about an hour and was conducted by our knowledgeable guide, Hayden. The temperature inside the cave is in the sixties and so a light jacket might be... More 

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Address: 319 W Hills Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37419
Phone Number: 423 821 9403
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga

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