One of the most beautiful caves in America, Cub Run Cave offers a half-mile tour (1 ½ hours) on an elevated wooden walkway (easy walking) cascaded with thousands of beautiful formations, such as flow stone, cave bacon, cave popcorn, rim stone dams, cave corals, stalactites and stalagmites. In addition to the formations, there is a natural pool that was formed by a dip from the cave ceiling. Cub Run Cave has the distinction of being one of the four caves in the United States to have the rare form
Located adjacent to Mammoth Cave National Park, a World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, Diamond Caverns abounds in natural beauty. For over 154 years Historic Diamond Caverns has offered tours, with state-of-the-art lighting, Diamond Caverns features intricate drapery deposits lining the halls in cascades of naturally colorful calcite. Thousands of formations decorate the cathedral-like chambers.
Hidden River Cave is an 8-mile labyrinth dissolved by a subterranean river flowing beneath the historic small town of Horse Cave. In 1867, famed naturalist John Muir called it “a noble gateway to the birthplace of springs and fountains and the dark treasures of the mineral kingdom.” Guided tours descend 150 feet underground, an optional off-trail Wild Cave Tour, featured by Mike Rowe on The Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” series, offers a close-up look at the wonders of the underground ecosyste