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The Great Saltpetre Cave

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A Must See!!!!

Who even knew it was here!!! Open once a year, third weekend of May in Rockcastle County, an... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Weekend20854
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This is a must-do! Hands down, a great experience!

I was not aware of this opportunity until a friend invited me to go with her, just a few days... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2016
Sabrina N
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Los Angeles, California
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19 May 2018
“A Must See!!!!”
10 Apr 2017
“Great Saltpetre Cave”
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Who even knew it was here!!! Open once a year, third weekend of May in Rockcastle County, an amazing cave! Free admissions and free food!!!! A must visit !

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

This trip to The Great Saltpetre Cave was a return to a trip I made 70 years ago with my father. We went to visit my dad's brother, Ebb that lived on the farm where the cave is located. The cave is small at the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

I was not aware of this opportunity until a friend invited me to go with her, just a few days before. The tour only occurs once a year, the Saturday and Sunday following Mother's Day, and did I feel like the lucky one as this...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Sabrina N
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Only open one time a year for visitors. Free to public on this one weekend a year. Make plans to be in the area next year, third weekend of May. Large cave with free tour guide, with lights. Lots of big rooms. The movie Fire...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank kygirl84
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danuncut
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Response from Weekend20854 | Reviewed this property |
There is about 35 steps to climb but once up those, the cave floor is flat. A real treat though, $0 and honestly I had a better time there than tours at Mammoth Cave
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