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Dunbar Cave

Clarksville, TN
931-648-5526
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We recently went to Dunbar Cave State Park to take some family photos. The scenery is very nice this time of year. It's a great place to do some hiking, running, walking or just enjoying the outdoors. Plenty of nature and wildlife to be seen and enjoyed. It's also a great place for photography. Free family fun!

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North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

They have 2 trails; a short loop and a slightly more difficult long (1.9 mile) walk. Both end with a walk past the water. You can still hear the hum of traffic while in the woods but overall a nice quick hike. I went on a Wednesday morning and only crossed paths with one other person.

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Springfield, LA, USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It had been 18 years since we'd visited this place, and thought we'd stop by just to see how it had changed. We found out when we got there that you can no longer tour the cave, due to a threat of a devastating fungus spread by people, to hibernating white-nosed bats. While I can understand and applaud that the... More

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Tidewater, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We really enjoyed seeing the area outside Dunbar Cave- it is peaceful and beautiful. Unfortunately the cave itself is closed due to a bat disease, so that was disappointing

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My family and I had recently moved to the area and I wanted to go to the cave! Enjoyed the walk and history lesson. Excited to go back once the leaves change color and take another picture!! Good hiking area and I will go back,soon!

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Tempe, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

cave is closed due to the bats , white nose syndrome. still a beautiful place to visit and walk the trails .

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Palmer, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A nice break from town and very close by. The cave was cool even tho we couldnt go inside. Well maintained walking/running trails through the small, heavily wooded park and around the pond.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

and the golf is pretty good too. If you like history and caves, this is a neat place for you. they have a museum here also of old artifacts.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great little adventure into the woods...the pond is beautiful and especially for kids to see turtles and fish...love going over there for a great little hike and end with the water and cave there..

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Pleasant View, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Although the cave is closed due to white-nose bat fungus, the hiking trails are open. You can take a nice hike along the 1 or 2 mile trails through woods and fields or the 0.7 mile walk by part of the lake. The far side of the lake is on golf course land, so I don't think you can walk... More

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