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Dunbar Cave

Clarksville, TN
931-648-5526
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Type: Caverns/ Caves
Traveler Description: Dunbar Cave State Natural area is located in Clarksville at the corner of Dunbar Cave Road and Old Dunbar Cave Road.  The natural area has... more »
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Wonderfully kept grounds with wooded paths. My dogs love this place and they provide doggie waste bags so you can clean up after your pets. I wish they would hold more events!

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Dunbar Cave State Park was once exciting with outdoor dances in the 40's & 50's. It was owned by the country music star, Roy Acuff in the mid 20th century. As a teen in the 60's this was the place to tour. Today it has hiker paths, and a lake where many go fishing. There is a small museum inside... More

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Went hiking here and found the is a beautiful place. The cave is an awesome site to see. I loved the signs that show the different species as well as the brief history.

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Fort Sill, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Dunbar Cave and the surrounding area is a great place to visit. I am not sure if the cave is allowing visitors inside anymore but even if they aren't the place is worth a visit. They have hiking and a great pond on the location and a small historical exhibit inside of the welcome center.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

This is a beautiful hike & the cave is (literally) 50 degrees cooler than everywhere else. Nature's air conditioning! The pond is nice. We saw turtles. The photos near the cave area are cool of the parties that used to take place in days gone by. Too bad the cave was closed when we were there.

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Clarksville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Bring your own flashlight and walking shoes. You will need a jacket because the cave stays around 50 degrees year round.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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116 reviews 116 reviews
54 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The cave has been closed for a long time and don't know when it will be reopened due to bat disease. When it opens HIGHLY recommend tour! However, there are a few trails and the pond with turtles, fish, geese and ducks. Fee for cave tour (when open)

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

There are some decent hiking trails and you can walk around near the cave entrance where they used to party in the 'roaring 20's'. It is sorta interesting if you're looking to kill some time. The cave used to tour a couple times a week with flashlights, but they closed it a couple years ago due to a fungus that... More

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Clarksville, Tennessee, Usa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This cave is worth the tour which a reservation has to be made. It was very interesting w/ some interesting infromation to go along w/ it. There are bats hanging around in it. It is not overly developed like some caves are, more of a natural thing. The grounds around it are nice to walk around. There is a big... More

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Have been touring since childhood. The tree huggers in charge now temper the fun, but the natural wonders of this cave is amazing. Anytime the cave is open, make sure you go. The outside activities of the current managers not so much

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