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Address: Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
Phone Number: 270-758-2180
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A narrow passageway inside Mammoth Cave.

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Not to tight!

Went through on the history tour. It was tight but not to tight lol. A lot of fun for my family! Our tour guide was great, explaining all the wonderful history!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
April J
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went through on the history tour. It was tight but not to tight lol. A lot of fun for my family! Our tour guide was great, explaining all the wonderful history!

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Thank April J
Portsmouth, Ohio
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome in the Mammoth Caves. I think everyone should visit here at least once in a lifetime.

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Thank Anteeks2u
Newark, Ohio
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a tight fit but my 6'5" son navigated it with little difficulty. You do have to slightly turn sideways to walk at points. But it is so worth it to get to the big cave at the end.

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Florence, Kentucky
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287 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction was included in a tour along with others. Be prepared to suck in and hug the rocks to get through. It is not very long and footing is secure. Many people had to move sideways.

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Thank molelady
Columbia City, Indiana
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They will warn you about being claustrophobic and have trouble with this part of the cave. It is a narrow part of the cave, about 50 feet of it, but the walls only come up to your waist (I am 5'7") so was no big deal. I just left plenty of room between me and the person in front of... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This area of Mammoth Cave is very tight in space not for clostrophobics but it's very nice to see if You like caves the tours here are very informative.Low hanging ceilings and always watch Your step on these type of tours.I wouldn't take babies,children under five years old,very elderly people or anyone with very serious health conditions.its fun to go... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, let's just get this out of the way - I am 6'2", and when I went on this trip I was at 285 pounds. I had absolutely no problem going through this "Fat Man's Misery." Really, it's not so much the stomach and above that is the problem, rather it's the lower half of you. So, if you have... More 

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Cary, NC
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278 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The space can be tight in a cave, and if you are truly obese, you will feel very, very tight. It was interesting area.

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Thank viperflt
Huntington, Arkansas, United States
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband is 6'4" and had a very difficult time walking through some of these areas. He had to do many of them backwards just to manage. But the kids thought it was the best thing in the world watching papa maneuver. his way around.

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Thank Roselle S
Boyertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun getting through this spot. I can see why they named it. It was a bit of contortionist dream to get through without touching the walls too much.

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