Tuckaleechee Caverns, Townsend, Tennessee

The Tuckaleechee Caverns are carved under the Smokey Mountains.

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The caverns first open to the public in 1931 and were closed the following year due to the Great Depression. The caverns reopened in 1953.

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The caverns are opened to the public for tours.

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On the tour, you will see the Silver Falls waterfalls, located inside the caverns. It falls 210 feet from top to bottom, The Big Room, it’s as big as a football field and 24 feet stalagmites.

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