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Forbidden Caverns

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Address: 455 Blowing Cave Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876-1270
Phone Number:
+1 865-453-5972
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Great local gem

I'm local and have been visiting since long before I moved here. It's a step back in time to the places our moms and dads took us on summer vacations. It's a short, beautiful... read more

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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm local and have been visiting since long before I moved here. It's a step back in time to the places our moms and dads took us on summer vacations. It's a short, beautiful drive from Sevierville or Pigeon Forge. The gift shop is 70s kitsch with cute inexpensive trinkets. The cavern tours are fascinating to kids and enjoyable to... More 

Thank TnGirl37876
Sevierville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forbidden caverns is a really cool cave tour that the whole family can enjoy. Sure pigeon forge has go carts and mini golf etc but how often do you get to take your family and friends in a cave? This cave tour is affordable and just a short drive from pigeon forge area.

Thank Dale F
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Check this Place out. How often do you go Underground? If you are a Miner or to escape the onslaught of Government onslaught, then you halfway Know. This is not a Cave, as in National Park in Kentucky, this is a Tennessee Cavern, Millions of years Ripe and ready for You. Check it out or be left out of the... More 

Thank Jeff N
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Worth the money...tours are long and interesting. Our whole family loved it. Wear a jacket, its chilly.

Thank Taryn B
Crossville, Tennessee
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72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The rock and mineral formations were a treat to see. Even if you have. Even to caverns before. You get a nice view of an underground river. The guides were informative. The down side was the other patrons who were more important than the rest of us and did not follow the rules. They would hold up the tour to... More 

Thank Oakrr
Port Dover, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We went here a few years ago. And it was amazing. So many different colours and crystals had developed over the years within the mountains. We brought 3 young children with us and they were kept amused for a few hours. If your in the area, check it out. It's one of a kind attraction.

Thank DoverDaddy
Galax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This was a great learning experience and so much fun too! The guide made it fun while learning, for both kids and adults. Great for the price! I would definitely recommend it!!

Thank hrwilliams2016
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to do a guided tour in these caverns while we were vactioning in Pigeon Forge. We drove quite some ways to get there, but most of the drive was scenic and interesting so we didn't mind that at all! When we got there, we had to wait a bit on a tour so we visited... More 

Thank unokd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We loved the caverns and our guide was very informative! Kids loved it and learned a lot. So glad we went- it's a must do if you are visiting the Gatlinburg area.

Thank Cindy N
Westport, Indiana
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151 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I have been on other cave tour which are better but this was a really good cave, Tour Guide's banter is very weak which took some of the pop out of the tour. Be in shape, you are going to walk....lol

Thank Steve H

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