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Tall Man's Misery

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I thought this was going to be worse than it was. But it was fun to watch my 6'2" son walk... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Paula T
Tallahassee, Florida
Great excerise

Do the "duck walk". Part of the Domes and Dripstones tour. This is why you go into a cave, so it is... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Phippsburg, Maine
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A short passageway inside Mammoth Cave.
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Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

I thought this was going to be worse than it was. But it was fun to watch my 6'2" son walk through. This was part of the Historic tour. So glad we came.

Thank Paula T
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Do the "duck walk". Part of the Domes and Dripstones tour. This is why you go into a cave, so it is part of the experience

Thank wgetz13
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This was included in the Historic Tour-2 hours, very fun and informative. The guide was from the Americorp and was happy to share his cave knowledge with the group. Tour sells out so buy your tickets in advance. Take a water bottle and light jacket.

Thank stephaniek269
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Even if you’re short, you’ll have to watch your head lol. This was intimidating, but we went through it. It was fun!

Thank mel_mel_cool
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Tall Man's Misery on Mammoth Cave's Historic Tour was one of the most fun parts of our time at the Park. You have to bend down a bit for a short length of the trail. The kids really liked it. I have a bit of...More

Thank Angie098105
Reviewed February 27, 2018

You're done before you know it. I was picturing having to stoop in uncomfortable positions, but it really wasn't anything.

Thank V G
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Definitely a challenge for anyone over 6 foot tall as you really do have to crouch to navigate this part of the tour. Unfortunately you don't get too much warning and someone on out tour hit his head at least twice.

1  Thank Roger G
Reviewed August 29, 2017

This was probably the tightest fit in the whole cave. Only lasts for about 10-15 seconds but still was a pain to get through. That's nature for you. You have to be a little bit of a contortionist to work through this section I think.

Thank Brent K
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Not difficult. Just bend. People like it. I liked it. It's part of one of the two excursions I took at Mammoth Cave NP

Thank Victoria Q
Reviewed August 7, 2017

More than low ceilings, this part of the cave forces short people to duck; and taller people to duck-walk/bend down/practically crawl. The overhead rocks are waiting for your forehead! And, then there are stairs that you almost have to slither to get to...a real challenge...More

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July 18, 2016|
Response from Gatorgolfer | Reviewed this property |
This was part of the "Historic Tour". It is the longest tour, interesting, big rooms, but not too pretty. If you are sure you are going, reservations on line insure that you will get the tour you want, when you want... More