Things to Know When Planning a Discovery Walking Tour

  • Reservations are not required for the Discovery Walking Tour
  • Walking tours leave every hour on the hour from 9 am-5pm CST
  • The Discovery Walking Tour is 1.5 miles and takes approximately 1.5 hours from start to finish
  • This tour is considered mildly strenuous and consists of uneven dirt and gravel terrain.
  • The Cave is 56 degrees year round with 99% humidity and is not affected by outside weather conditions
  • Good walking shoes are required and a light jacket is recommended if you are cold natured
  • There is no crawling or climbing on the walking tour
  • Guests are allowed to take photographs inside the caverns
  • There are 350 stone cut steps over to view the light show
  • Cumberland Caverns is not handicap accessible
  • Wheelchairs and strollers are not allowed in the cave for safety reasons
  • There are no age restrictions on the Discovery Walking Tour

Operating Hours

Cumberland Caverns is open year round with the exception of the following holidays and special events:

  • Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Thanksgiving Day
  • Open after 1 PM (CST) on Easter
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