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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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Really amazing half-day adventure!

It's nice to have adventure options that don't require a full 8-hour day. Linville Caverns is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Courtney P
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Detroit
Awesome!

My husband and I took our five year old son there. He loved it! Pretty awesome! It is great for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danesa S
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“our tour guide” (63 reviews)
“total darkness” (27 reviews)
“bring a jacket” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
LOCATION
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 63 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
"minute tour"
in 15 reviews
"interesting formations"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 33 reviews
"civil war"
in 9 reviews
"interesting place"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 20 reviews
"rainy day"
in 13 reviews
"small cavern"
in 11 reviews
"great guide"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Courtney P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I took our five year old son there. He loved it! Pretty awesome! It is great for. All ages! We will definitely go back!

Thank Danesa S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was so interesting and the caverns awe-inspiring. The guide knew so much and everyone from 6 to 60 loved it!

Thank Beltz12
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fun tour is surrounded by a beautiful setting! Economical and fun for the whole family. The guides are great....fun, knowledgeable and entertaining! Be sure to bring a sweater or jacket. It is cool in the caverns!

Thank Roxan W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent cave tour. Linville Caverns is an active cave with flowing and dripping water. I expect that the cave is sometimes closed as the water may flow over the walkways. Small tour groups, but there is only one way in and out so you periodically...More

Thank Walter-Whitesides
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting a cave. It was interesting and a short visit (maybe 45 minute tour in total). A sign warned of bats, but there were none to be found that day. Some different stalagmites to look at in shades of green or brown. Cute...More

Thank TripleG
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family and my son's friend visited the Caverns yesterday as our final stop on our mountain weekend getaway. The boys loved the science and history of it, and we loved the beauty of it. It's cool and damp, so dress appropriately, but the tour...More

Thank karyn725
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Linville Falls and saw a road sign with an arrow to turn left for Linville Caverns. We were not expecting to see this but turned in anyway. This is a smaller cavern and and the tour is about 35...More

Thank Darrah C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The caverns are definitely cool. In temperature and in history. If you go, you’ll definitely get water dripped on you, so take a coat. Our guide was a bit new new, I believe, as she didn’t share as much history or information about the caverns....More

Thank Emily C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We loved this my 12 year old had a blast. Very informative. We did one similar in Tennessee which was much more expensive and way to long this experience was just right. Our guide was awesome funny and informative. I wish I had tried this...More

Thank Wanda W
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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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