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Linville Caverns

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Address: U.S. 221 between Linville and Marion, Marion, NC
Phone Number: 828/756-4171
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Caverns are always cool

No really, always 52 here. This place is neat. If you been to other caverns, this is similar, just different story. If you have never been to Caverns then you should stop. For... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Joshua L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No really, always 52 here. This place is neat. If you been to other caverns, this is similar, just different story. If you have never been to Caverns then you should stop. For what you get, it's a little pricey for a family of four, but its worth seeing at least once.

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Thank Joshua L
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The moisture has made this Humpback Mountain cavern colorful and with unusual formations. Well informed guides and interesting gift shop.

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Thank peg k
West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived just after they had opened, which turned out to be nice because we were the first group to go in. They warned us of the bat disease, and afterwards it was easy to take care of. The tour itself was cool, but our tour guide wasn't the best. He was quiet and slightly awkward, and because of his... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a neat cave to go to. Unfortunately, there is very little limestone in the state of North Carolina. What this means is that one will not find "solution" limestone caves anywhere. Linville Caverns are the exception. This commercial cave is an easy hike, not far from roads (such as the Blue Ridge Parkway), and, since most caves stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The guides are friendly and informative, the caves are beautiful and interesting. Very affordable. Nice drive out to the caves. I realize they can't control this, but the only improvement I could see would be more parking, or at least better parking signage. There is a one lane bridge that has to be crossed and it turned into a cluster... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tour guides are very knowledgeable about the caverns and their history. The caverns aren't very large so the tour does not take long, but still worth the time.

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Stuart, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family all enjoyed the cavern tour. We've been to caverns before in other states, but this was our first in NC. The tour itself is pretty short..about 30 minutes, but is informative and entertaining. At one point our guide turned off all the lights, so that we could experience how dark it would have been without artificial light, and... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing sights under the earth at Linville Caverns. It might not have the grandeur of some of the larger cave systems but to view where tectonics plates meet is worth the trip. Very educational visit.

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Indian Land, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was our first time visiting a cavern so we weren't sure what to expect. It was difficult to hear and understand what our guide was saying. If you are claustrophobic you may want to consider being at the end of the line. One particular area is very narrow. We didn't experience seeing any bats (which is a good thing)... More 

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Leesville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide was excellent. The tour was really interesting. This was our first time here and I would recommend this to anyone. If you like history of the earth and stone, don't miss this stop.

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