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Dunbar Cave

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Address: Clarksville, TN
Phone Number: 931-648-5526
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Great tour

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
marysewandsew
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the park at the end of June. The website did not make it clear that you could not enter the cave unless you were on a guided tour, which you have to sign up for in advance. We were expecting something kind of like Mammoth Cave in Ky where you can tour part of the... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We didn't walk all the trails but most are easy. There are some steps but overall great for mobility impaired. The cooler air flowing from the cave is amazing. We were traveling through the area and picked up a fast food lunch and went there to stretch our legs. Great walk for the dogs.

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1 Thank Nsenn99
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

I have been going here to run for approximately a year and have never been disappointed. I brought my wife and 2.5 year old here and we did the short trail in about an hour. There's two trails; the recovery trail and short loop. Recovery trail is a little under 3 miles and has a pretty short but steep hill... More 

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The two trails are always a pleasant walk. Quiet, fresh air, and lots of wildlife. The resident deer are almost always seen. Clean and well-managed. Trails are easy to walk hand in hand.

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