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Forbidden Caverns

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Great Visit for Active Folks

Staff is super friendly and informative. Long climb down and back up is worth it to see the... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Nathan B
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One of the Natural Things To Do

It is cold down here, so you'll need a jacket. 58 degrees year round, and lots of cool natural... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
Sevierville, Tennessee
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455 Blowing Cave Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876-1270
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All reviews our tour guide light show underground river bring a jacket rock formations nice cave light jacket nice tour gift shop interesting history year round takes about an hour take pictures hour tour rainy day off the beaten path great place to visit
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently visited the Smokey mountains on spring break with 2 teenagers and our 10 year old. As an active family we enjoy things like this. Plus it appeared to be budget friendly. We drove out there on Monday to discover it was closed for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KristiT666
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took this tour last November and it was nice, nothing spectacular or special. I would not rec commend to anyone under the age of 5.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank corpspower
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Staff is super friendly and informative. Long climb down and back up is worth it to see the ancient rock formations.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nathan B
Reviewed January 8, 2019

It is cold down here, so you'll need a jacket. 58 degrees year round, and lots of cool natural formations. I think this is the neatest thing to do that's natural outside of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MasterP007
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Not far from Sevierville/ Pigeon Forge . World's largest wall of onxy. Great is Summer...nice and cool inside. Well worth seeing.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Joel M
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Our tour guide, Hunter, was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor. The tour lasted about 1 hour and there was a good variety in things to see in these Caverns. We learned a lot and saw things we've never seen in person...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Whitney R
Reviewed December 10, 2018

These caverns are off the beaten path, and you'll have to look for their sign. It seems it's always cold in caverns, so bring a jacket. Our guide was great, and we learned a lot about the local history. Very reasonably priced.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed November 21, 2018

It is so worth the drive. The tour guides are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. They make the tour interesting and fun. The tour is for all ages and you don't need to be an athlete to maneuver through the caverns. A MUST stop on your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Skeetor61
Reviewed November 10, 2018

We enjoyed to cavern tour, the guide was very knowledgeable of every step of the way. Very well maintain.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank duyos
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Awesome time here ! The guides are very knowledgable and fun ! They make sure to answer your questions and tell you everything they can about the caverns which are gorgeous ! Would definitely come back !

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank ErikaStrozier1624
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Karyn C
October 2, 2018|
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Response from Dillon W | Reviewed this property |
There are handrails through most if not all of the cavern. There is also a point where you must walk down stairs
October 1, 2018|
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Response from ErnestR392 | Reviewed this property |
Its not bad but there are some places where you have to walk down stairs deeper into the cave. In total its about a 45 minute walk through the cave.
September 17, 2018|
Response from ErnestR392 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it’s $16. There are $1.00 off coupons in many books and maps available in the area. It’s a 45-60 min guided tour.