Tuckaleechee Caverns Inc.

Address: 825 Caverns Rd. Townsend, TN 37882 Contact Email: info@tuckaleecheecaverns.com Phone: (865) 448-2274

The cave is noted for its onyx formations, Big Room, and high waterfalls. Tours are conducted along lighted walkways. AAA star attraction. Carved over tens of thousands of years in one of the earths oldest mountain chains, Tuckaleechee Caverns at Townsend, Tenn., are known as the Greatest Site Under the Smokies. Estimated to be between 20 and 30 million years old, the Caverns are rich in history and lore in recent years as well.

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City: Townsend, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Smoky Mountains

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Hours Open:
Apr. - Oct. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Mar. and Nov. - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Dates Closed:
Nov. 15

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