Explore The Tuckaleechee Caverns of Townsend

The Tuckaleechee Caverns of Townsend, TN.are a must visit during your stay in Townsend.Known as the “Greatest Site Under the Smokies” the caverns are the highest rated Cave or Cavern of the Eastern United States.

Carved inside the earth’s oldest mountain chain and estimated to be between twenty to thirty million years old, the Caverns are rich in history and lore in recent years
as well.

Tuckaleechee Caverns waterfall

Guided Tours Of The Caverns

Visit the “BigRoom” during this exciting tour and witness a cavern so big that it can almost fit an entire football stadium inside it.

“SilverFalls” is yet another attraction for all touring the caverns. It falls 210 feet from top to bottom and the tallest subterranean waterfall in the Eastern US . Millions of formations are viewed along the 1.25 mile
round trip adventure. the guides are knowledgeable, friendly and make this tour a lot of fun. Dont forget to bring your water bottle and fill it with ice cold spring water right from the caverns.

Hours of Operation:

March 15 – March 31 10am – 5pm
April 1 – October 31 10am – 6 pm
November 1 – November 15 10am – 5pm

Closed for Winter From: Nov. 15th thru March 14th

825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505

Website: http://www.tuckaleecheecaverns.com/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TuckaleecheeCaverns/