Raccoon Mountain Caverns, Chattanooga

4.7
#3 of 6 in Nature in Chattanooga
Go on an underground journey through Raccoon Mountain Caverns, one of Tennessee’s greatest natural wonders. Two types of tours are available. The Crystal Palace Tour is a guided walk through lighted pathways in the front area of the cave. The guide will explain the history of the cave as you admire the geological formations. For the more daring, the Wild Cave Expedition takes you deep inside the undeveloped portions of the cave--without trails, handrails, or electric lights. Trained guides will lead you through chambers, tunnels, streams, and waterfalls, and you'll have the option of staying overnight in the cave. You will be provided with all the necessary equipment, including helmets and lights. Wild Cave Expedition tours need to be booked in advance, but reservations are not necessary for the Crystal Palace option. The temperature inside the cave is consistently around 15 C (60 F), so make sure to dress appropriately. To visit Raccoon Mountain Caverns on your trip to Chattanooga, use our Chattanooga visit site .
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  • My husband and I took the Echo Room, 4 hour tour with Jo as our guide. She was energetic, friendly and informative; she challenged us to try the hard things she knew we could do. We did the 49 cent sq...  more »
  • We did the Canyon Crawl Expedition. It was just my son and I. We got there a little early and Ashley our tour guide said if your ready let’s go! She is an amazing little cave crawler. She has the best...  more »

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