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Dunbar Cave

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Address: Clarksville, TN
Phone Number: 931-648-5526
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Fun to find out history of cave

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Martha and Jim F
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Clarksville
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Clarksville
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank Boggybill
Clarksville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 quala2016
Clarksville, Tennessee
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Tanya M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I took my two grandchildren, 5 and 8. They really enjoyed the tour. I would not recommend this for people with limited mobility or uncontrollable children. The first part of the cave is muddy and slippery. Wear good muckboots with tread. Our tour guide, Gordon, was fabulous. My two little guys raved about him! The only downside of the tour... More 

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Spirit Lake, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

A little disappointed that the Cave itself was blocked off. All we could see was the entrance-way, and read about that. Nice trail system and hiking paths. 5 yr old with us wasn't too interested, but she liked the trails.

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Thank cofred
Cincinnati, Ohio
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

My family and I stopped here in between baseball tournament games. We only had time for a quick walk around to the cave and then past the pond. The cave area was nice and cool on a hot July day. To visit inside the cave you must call 3 days in advance. We took a short walk past the pond... More 

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1 Thank RedsGirls32
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed in Dunbar Cave. We went on Monday. Because I had read that the cave was closed on Trip Advisor reviews, we called ahead and asked if the cave was open. We were told yes by a less than enthusiastic person. When we got there we found one guy wandering around but the place was otherwise vacant.... More 

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2 Thank Alicia B
West Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Have tried the cave tour (ages 5 and up) and some of the other programs. They are fantastic. Nice little escape to wilderness in the middle of Clarksville.

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