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Explore Depths and Tunes: Cumberland Caverns Adventure
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McMinnville, TN
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Max Rig Size
Up to 35 ft
Max Nights
1
Parking Spaces
1
Same Day Requests
No
About
Embark on an underground adventure like no other, where the heart of Tennessee's subterranean beauty comes alive in a show cave that boasts a rich history since 1956. This unique RV camping destination offers more than just a place to park; it is a gateway to exploring the second longest cave in the state, offering visitors a plethora of activities to dive into the depths of earth's natural wonders. Whether you are a seasoned spelunker or a curious newcomer, there is an experience tailored just for you. From the popular Discovery Walking Tour, which paints a vivid picture of the cave's historical and geological significance, to a range of caving adventures that scale from beginner to the extremities of thrill-seeking, each step underground unveils a new marvel. But the wonders don't just stop at cave tours; immerse yourself in the unique acoustics of the World-Famous Volcano Room, hosting concerts by renowned musical artists in an atmosphere that resonates with natural beauty and astounding echoes. And for those seeking a less adrenaline-fueled activity, gem panning offers a serene yet exciting family-friendly endeavor, where the treasures of earth are literally at your fingertips. This destination is not just an RV campground; it's an enriching experience that combines the love for nature, adventure, music, and history into one seamless journey. From the awe-inspiring cave formations to the melodies that fill the subterranean concert hall, every aspect of your visit promises memories that linger long after you've ascended back to the surface. Ideal for families, adventure seekers, and music enthusiasts alike, its an all-encompassing retreat into nature's hidden wonders, making it a must-visit for anyone looking to enrich their RV camping adventure with unforgettable experiences. Join us underground for a glimpse into the spectacular beneath your feet, where adventure awaits at every turn.
Opening hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suitability
Pets Welcome
Amenities
Gift Shop
Hiking
Birding & Wildlife Viewing
Historical Exhibit
Items to Purchase
Discovery Walking Tour (The most popular tour) We offer our Discovery Walking Tours every hour on the hour from 9am to 5pm. These tours last 1.5 hours and are mildly strenuous (1.5 miles long, 350 cut stone steps, steep inclines & declines over uneven surfaces). Gem Panning- Visit the gift shop and purchase some gem mining rough! With 5 different options to choose from you can pan for gemstones, fossils, arrowheads! Enjoy watching the goldfish pond as you pan and identify the mixed gemstones & fossils sourced from all over the world! Apple Brandy Hiking Trail- A 2.5 mile hiking trail on private property. The trail is accessible during business hours and the trail head is along the tree line near the parking lot. Information about this hiking trail can be found on AllTrails. Adventure Caving Tours: We offer FOUR different wild caving adventures at different skill levels. These involve wearing a helmet and headlamp and crawling, climbing and squeezing through tight underground passageways. You will get muddy and these are physically demanding tours. Adventure tours are available by reservation only. See our website for availability. Concerts: Cumberland Caverns Live is our concert series IN THE CAVE! Artists play their music 333' beneath the surface of Cardwell Mountain. Concerts are held in the Volcano Room of the cave. You can check out our concert lineup at www.cumberlandcavernslive.com. Please note that due to limited parking space Harvest Host guests are not able to stay at Cumberland Caverns on concert days. Overnight Caving Adventures: We have FOUR different overnight caving adventure packages. You are assigned a campsite, taken on a caving adventure, and it even includes breakfast in the morning. These are by advance reservation only and there must be a minimum of 10 to make an overnight reservation. (10 total, so you can join an existing reservation that has already met the minimum). Check our website for details and availability. Events: Our Volcano Room with the famous chandelier can be rented out for events like weddings, birthdays, etc. Email rsvp (at) cumberlandcaverns (dot) com for more info.
Parking & Arrival
Grassy area at bottom of hill outside of gate. You MUST park outside the gate. The property has a private residence on it, and within the gate should not be accessed until staff arrive and deactivate all alarms. (please see gift shop attendant for more info)
Max Rig Size:
Up to 35 ft
Parking Spaces:
1
Parking Surface:
Grass
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