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Fat Man's Misery

Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
+1 270-758-2180
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Tight Tour for a big guy

Was very fun but plan on being nimble on your feet. I am a large guy but was able to get through... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
Best part of historic tour

I am 6'4 245 pounds and although tight it was not too much...my kids favorite part of the Historic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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A narrow passageway inside Mammoth Cave.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
+1 270-758-2180
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was very fun but plan on being nimble on your feet. I am a large guy but was able to get through with minimum problems.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am 6'4 245 pounds and although tight it was not too much...my kids favorite part of the Historic Tour

Thank 341sean
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was part of the "Historic tour", these were fun passages in the cave. Yes, if you are well over-weight then it may be a challenge, but most people manage to squeeze and pass through these small passages in the cave. This added a sense...More

Thank aditi108
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a small section of a tour in Mammoth Cave. Unless you are hugely overweight, you will fit through. Large men did not have any problem getting through. The rest of the tour is spectacular, and this section is fun to snake through.

Thank markls24
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought Fat Man's Misery was the best section of the two-mile, two-hour-long Historic Tour. Carved from water, this section has a low ceiling and a narrow opening. It wends and winds, and you'll need to crouch, but I think it's fun. I love caves...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was definitely a tight squeeze through here, but it wasn't as bad as I thought. I had to suck it in a bit, but there is room to maneuver for larger visitors.

Thank Leniece L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of the Historic Tour, this was the most interesting part of the tour. The park service had just put in paved wide walkways for many sections of the 2 hour tour yet this was fun ducking and squeezing thru this section.

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is part of the historic tour at Mammoth caves. This is a part that is very tight to get through. Everyone in our tour group got through.

Thank vpxtrastuff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a part of the Historic Mammoth Cave tour which is quite narrow. A person has to twist and turn to get through the narrow passage. I recommend that you try to keep your hands free to be able to maneuver through this area....More

Thank PensandSteelersFan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This particular part of the Historic Tour of Mammoth Cave is fairly narrow, probably about 15 inches wide at the base, but more open at the top of the section generally requires an individual to pass through by going sideways. It is partially lit, but...More

Thank wewhynot
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