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Raccoon Mountain Caverns

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I just want to start off by saying, "This is no normal cave tour." It is an all out Caving... read more

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Kacy M
Caving... a must do for the adventurous

My teenage daughter and I went on the 3 hour caving experience at Raccoon Mountain and could not... read more

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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
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Reviewed today

I just want to start off by saying, "This is no normal cave tour." It is an all out Caving experience! I did the 2 hour Cave crawl and can't wait to do the 3 hour Fossil tour next week! I live in Ashland City,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kacy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My teenage daughter and I went on the 3 hour caving experience at Raccoon Mountain and could not have asked for more. We enjoy challenging ourselves, physical activity and getting dirty full of mud as a huge plus. Our trip guide, Justin, was awesome. He...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TravelCH44
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went on the Echo tour a few years back and had a great time. I was hooked on caving! I just recently took my daughter on this same tour. She was very nervous but the guide was very knowledgeable and encouraging, making her feel...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Did the 4-hr Echo Room Tour with 5 youth Trailmen and 2 40+ adults. Guide Justin was great. He worked hard to make all skill level feel comfortable. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HeathBryant2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited raccoon caves February 14th for the 4 hour echo cave tour. Exceeded every expectation I had! Our guide Justin was fun, informative and involved just enough. The caves were incredible and it really was a hands on experience that required crawling, climbing, sliding and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jkuhn95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is seriously a blast. Our tour guide, Darius, was awesome and knowledgeable. He allowed us to take our time and do more challenging things which was an awesome experience. I definitely will be back for a more advanced tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chelseahoge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide Ben was fantastic. First time caving was a thrill. He was very knowledgeable and made the entire experience fun and safe!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sandybell R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great caving excursion. Lovely cozy cabins close to all the fun of Chattanooga (10 min. drive) Our Scout Pack and family have been coming here every year for the last 8 years and I'm sure we will be back.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amy L
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Thank Adventurez123
Reviewed January 17, 2019 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
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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