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Raccoon Mountain Caverns

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Awesome time. Totally worth it

Our guide (Ashley?) was fantastic. Super awesome trip, not for someone whose afraid of small spaces... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Unique and amazing!

Such an amazing time in the caves. We had a great guide Justin! You won’t regret it😋. Bring shoes... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Abbey K
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Raccoon Mountain Caverns is located just 1.3 miles off of I-24 at the Lookout Valley exit (#174), and is less than ten minutes from downtown Chattanooga. Visitors are presented with a cave in its natural state and our 45-minute (+/-) Crystal Palace...more
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319 W Hills Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37419-2100
+1 423-821-9403
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide (Ashley?) was fantastic. Super awesome trip, not for someone whose afraid of small spaces or doesn’t want to get dirty, banged up. We definitely got soaked and muddy, but it was incredibly fun and a very unique experience

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such an amazing time in the caves. We had a great guide Justin! You won’t regret it😋. Bring shoes with good grip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Abbey K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time on the 3 hour cave expedition. Justin was a wonderful guide with lots of fun stories and educational info. 10/10 would do again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the Echo Room Expedition. Just what i was looking for, this is the perfect amount of adventure for a day. This was my first experience in a cave which turned out to be really fun. It's moderately challenging and a great time, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called ahead for tour times. The office confirmed they stopped selling tickets 5 minutes before the tour starts. We arrived at 12:50pm for a 1:00pm tour. We parked where the signs directed us, only to have a sign on the door telling us to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindssad
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I did the Gypsum Crawl tour this past fall and it was absolute amazing! Our guide, Michael was informative, entertaining and helpful. We can't wait to get back there for another adventure with more family members!! This tour is not for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sheri W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took some friends from Cali to one of my favorite things in Chattanooga and it never disappoints! I’ve gone caving with Raccoon Mtn several times before and always have a blast. Haven’t laughed like this since I was a little girl!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Abigail K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great experience on the Canyon Crawl tour! Taylor was our tour guide, and he was extremely knowledgeable and fun. Would highly recommend Raccoon Mountain Caverns to anyone visiting Chattanooga.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sabrina829z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family arrived in the morning and there was a group going on a crawl excursion. We weren’t prepared to get down and dirty so we did the simple tour. Our guide Darius was extremely knowledgeable about the cave structures and fauna and geology in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing experience with tour host Darius. We did that waterfall tour with was pretty intense but so much fun. This is the perfect activity for the adventurous.

Date of experience: January 2019
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October 2, 2018|
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Response from leecutshaw | Reviewed this property |
My family went on the Fossil Crawl Expedition. We sound about the same physical levels. I'm big throughout the chest and had to squeeze a bit but was fine. My 12 year old daughter also was able to complete the tour as well... More
June 5, 2018|
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Response from cainfamof5 | Reviewed this property |
The crutches might be tricky as the cave is uneven.I would call first as they might not let someone on crutches take the tour. Downtown Chattanooga is close and wonderful. Coolidge Park is right on the river and has an... More
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Laura L | Reviewed this property |
First off, don't miss this amazing experience! We booked one month in advance. However, when arriving we learned that we were the only two booked for our tour time so we had a private tour. I think demand depends upon... More