Forbidden Caverns, Sevierville

4.5
#2 of 6 in Nature in Sevier County
Tour Forbidden Caverns to see natural chimneys, rock towers, rare onyx dripstones, and grottos. A Native American princess once took refuge in the cave, which was used by local tribes as a shelter in the winter months because of its underground water source. This water source also made the cave an ideal spot for making moonshine illegally until the 1960s. On your tour, a knowledgeable spelunker will introduce you to the site's natural wonders. Bring a light sweater, as the cave's temperature stays cool all year long. See Forbidden Caverns and all Sevierville has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sevierville trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Place is pretty cool. We had a young male for our guide. He was funny . The place is small though it's like you walk in a circle. It is worth the money to go though. The cave stays 58 degrees all year...  more »
  • Highly recommend visiting this natural wonder. We had a 9 and 11 year old with us who loved it. The tour was about an hour. Worth every penny and the guide was great! May not be suitable for younger c...  more »
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  • The caverns were beautiful! This defiantly a must see!! The colorful lighting on the structures were awesome. Pictures don’t do it justice. The tour moved pretty fast though. We waited a while in the store for a group to form. Which ended up being a huge crowd so if you were in the back you couldn’t hear. The ground was easy to walk on and there weren’t many stairs but I would recommend wearing sneakers.
  • Really great one hour experience. Lots of super interesting formations to see. The guide also make it a lot of fun and he works. Great way to spend in hour. Only $16 a person. Great value!

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