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Linville Caverns

19929 US 221 N, U.S. 221 between Linville and Marion, Marion, NC 28752-9301
+1 828-756-4171
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Good to experience!

We were excited to see the cavern. We were a little disappointed since our group was about 10-15... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
debbie1225
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Orange Park, Florida
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Neat Experience and History

We toured Linville Caverns while in the area and enjoyed learning the history of the discovery and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
HonestReviewGuy913
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Greenville, South Carolina
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide” (64 reviews)
“total darkness” (27 reviews)
“bring a jacket” (17 reviews)
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19929 US 221 N, U.S. 221 between Linville and Marion, Marion, NC 28752-9301
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+1 828-756-4171
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"our tour guide"
in 64 reviews
"total darkness"
in 27 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 17 reviews
"white nose syndrome"
in 16 reviews
"trout"
in 27 reviews
"light jacket"
in 9 reviews
"underground stream"
in 9 reviews
"year round"
in 17 reviews
"interesting formations"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 34 reviews
"minute tour"
in 15 reviews
"civil war"
in 9 reviews
"all ages"
in 21 reviews
"interesting place"
in 7 reviews
"rainy day"
in 13 reviews
"small cavern"
in 12 reviews
"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were excited to see the cavern. We were a little disappointed since our group was about 10-15 and often couldn’t see what the guide was showing us. The guide was only doing this for a month or so, but was personable and friendly. He...More

Thank debbie1225
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We toured Linville Caverns while in the area and enjoyed learning the history of the discovery and use of the caves. The tour doesn’t take too long and groups can form quickly, so arrive early in peak seasons. There is an effort to stop the...More

Thank HonestReviewGuy913
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cool to see this geologic feature sitting in North Carolina. It happened to be on our way back to Asheville from Blowing Rock. Tours through the caverns run every 15 minutes, tour takes about half an hour.

Thank Dylaur
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I remember the first time I visited these caverns as a kid and your will too. A great start into what could be a lifelong interest.

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this cavern with two smaller children. They liked it. It isn't a long cavern and not as impressive as others we have toured. I recommend wearing shoes you don't mind getting wet and a jacket to cover yourself with periodically because the floors...More

Thank UberJ327
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the least impressive cavern among many caverns we visited. It is a small cavern, with little stalactites and stalagmites,the guide lady talked, talked talked to make the trip worth the money we paid, it is a very small short work, wished we did...More

Thank Ren G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located just off of 221 Linville Caverns is a great little destination. Well worth the admission of $8 for adults you get a 30-40 min. Guided tour through the cave. The tour shows natural formations and gives you the caves interesting history. There is also...More

Thank jbgator22
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cavern is off the beaten trail but worth the trip. The formations are incredible. The guide takes you down, into the cavern. He explained everything we saw. It was complex at times but not over your head. If you are in the area, don't...More

Thank Jeannie F
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

About a half hour guided tour with a friendly, knowledgeable guide. The cavern is not spectacular, but is pretty.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

It's nice to have adventure options that don't require a full 8-hour day. Linville Caverns is exactly that. It's very affordable and you get to see and experience something unique and different in just an hour or so. The adults and kid in our group...More

1  Thank Courtney P
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Joshua N
11 August 2017|
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Response from joseph l | Reviewed this property |
no, i do not believe so as the cavern is subject to flooding during heavy rains
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LindaLosAngelesCA
27 August 2016|
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Response from Skip D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda. First of all, weighing 250+ pounds is not that big. Second, rather than people guessing about this topic, I would directly email Linville Caverns (or call them) using the following "Contact Us" information. But I... More
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80barb
3 July 2016|
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
This is from their website.... Pets: Visitors may carry a pet on the 35 minute tour. Pets on a leash are not allowed within the caverns.
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