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Cub Run Cave

15101 Cub Run Hwy, Cub Run, KY 42729-8611
+1 270-524-1444
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Greatest cave tour around

Chase took us and boy were we in good hands. He is extremely knowledgeable about the cave and all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Denise B
Eighty Four, United States
via mobile
Amazing, Surprising, Must See

First cave tour that didn't feel like a tour. Very Mom and Pop, small groups, incredible cave... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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Cub Run Cave, located in scenic Hart County Kentucky, was first discovered in 1950. It was then briefly shown to the public before being closed for the next 55 years. The cave reopened to the public in July of 2006.
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15101 Cub Run Hwy, Cub Run, KY 42729-8611
+1 270-524-1444
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chase took us and boy were we in good hands. He is extremely knowledgeable about the cave and all that it has to share with it's visitors. This was the last of 4 caves we visited and I feel the best value overall. It is...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First cave tour that didn't feel like a tour. Very Mom and Pop, small groups, incredible cave. Pictures do not do it justice. Literally stumbled onto this cave leaving Mammoth.

Thank apark2690
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden Gem of Kentucky! Any true cave lover, this is a must see!!! A little off the beaten path from other caves in the area, but worth the travel. The formations in the cave surpassed our expectations. This cave is as close as you can...More

Thank Doug D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went after recommended by a local resident. I have been to some other caves, this by far is the best cave experience and tour you could possibly have. It's a very close and intimate experience with nature. Small tour group, only 4 in ours and...More

Thank Hoosier0311
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This cave was recommended by a person at Mammoth Cave as one that was truly beautiful. It's a ways out in the rural area of Hart County and a small operation. When I arrived there was no one there because the person who works the...More

Thank jgbtravels
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Chase was our guide and we had the best tour! Do not pass this one up! So worth every penny the kids & adults preferred this one over mammoth cave!

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a hidden gem and a wonderful experience. Our guide was Chase and he knew the cave inside and out. We are so glad we went the best cave in the area, it has a raised walk way, and only 14 steps. You will...More

1  Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this cave, lots of neat features not commonly found in more well known caves. Our guide Chase was great and gave lots of history on the cave. It is a little off the beaten path but worth the trip! One note: we...More

Thank Bob202534
Reviewed 21 September 2016

7 of us waited till 11 am on a Monday and left after no one opened up nor took calls. May have been an emergency but gee, we were all on vacation and drove a far piece.

Thank Pressurewasherguy_13
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We found this cave by searching on the internet and decided to head over to cub run after taking the Historic Tour at Mammoth Cave an hour before. The drive from Mammoth was about 40 minutes, some of the time through Amish Country. We got...More

Thank Jonathan P
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Vicki F
Map!looking for map
13 November 2016|
Response from SusanRVer | Reviewed this property |
We took a car ferry across the river to get to it. The address is 15101 cub run hwy, cub run ky. Its nothing to look at on the outside just an old store but the cave itself is breath taking...a must see! A ranger at mammoth... More
Vicki F
Map!looking for map
13 November 2016|
Response from Fiona L | Reviewed this property |
The cave is west north west of Cub Run, right on Highway 88. It is closed for the winter now. It is well identified with signs and the gift shop where you meet for the tour is on the left side of the road if you come from... More
We are planning to go by there middle of July Is it safe for elderly person and how long is the whole walk. Is it too hot or too dark in there
26 June 2016|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
It is as safe as can be. The entire walk inside the cave is on wooden decking with handrails on both sides. It is not strenuous. The entrance is the only section that is a little tight. I'm 68 and had no problem. The entire... More