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Dunbar Cave

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Address: Clarksville, TN
Phone Number: +1 931-648-5526
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Nice setting

Very nice setting and place to walk or run. The drawback is that the cave is only open for tours a limited season and only one tour a day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 15, 2016
Jay P
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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a great place to go and the park is just as interesting. Lots of places to walk around and remember to bring your own flashlight for the cave. Not alot of commercialism here. Very authentic and rewarding. The park is dog-friendly and has a number of trails. The hike part is not hard and I managed which is... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a real cave type tour...no lights like most commercial caves. You need a flashlight to go into cave. I have been to lots of caves and this one was the most cavey! Loved it. Would recommend it when they are opened to go see it!

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Thank Chineseglitter
Clarksville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

The area is in need of some upkeep . I was with a girl that has special needs and it was hard for her to maneuver much of the trail due to large rock and roots. I guess for the rest of us it was okay. The gravel paths are mostly just mud and dirt now. Fine for hikes with... More 

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Thank mckinley5
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

The most impressive part about visiting the Dunbar Cave area was the cave's cool natural air conditioning! There's history dating back to the late 1800's where the cliff and stage was used for a theater and Mother Nature provided the a/c which is kinda "cool".... The closer you get to the cave opening the cooler it got! The hike around... More 

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Thank Amy S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Very nice setting and place to walk or run. The drawback is that the cave is only open for tours a limited season and only one tour a day.

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Thank Jay P
Clarksville
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We go to the cave quite often for family pictures and just to cool off. the mouth of the cave is a great place just to sit when it is so hot outside. The tour cost money but it is really an easy hike. My mom would tell us stories of the dances she would go to outside the cave... More 

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Thank Martha and Jim F
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Did not expect to learn so much and have so much fun:) Must-do in Clarksville. When they say make sure you have a good working flashlight, get fresh batteries and test your light in the dark. Plan on being underground for up to 2 hours in pitch black except for your flashlights! Very happy with how Ranger Gordon engaged the... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

If it's hot outside you can go to the cave entrance and it is cool. Other than that there's not much to see or do.

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Thank Rodney T
Clarksville, Tennessee
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This use to have a beutiful lake for so many years and you could take your young kids fishing and have fun. This is now not possible since the State of Tenessee did not repair the dam quickly and now the lake is over grown. Not what it use to be. Very disappointing.

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Thank Kirk S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We were in town for a little league National championship. Looking for something to do outdoors on down time and this was what we found. Very short hike. Saw some deer. It was nothing special. The cave was nice. I think we interrupted the yoga class that was going on. Not expecting that at a state park.

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