Dunbar Cave State Natural Area

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area


Location:1 1/2 miles northeast of Clarksville off I-24.
Facilities:Picnic areas, hiking trails, visitor center.
Activities:Fishing, spelunking, cave tours (reservations required), interpretive programs.
Special Features:Dunbar Cave is the most prominent of the many caves and sinkholes found in this area. Excavations have revealed that the cave has been occupied by man for thousands of years due to its constant flowing stream and natural air conditioning. In the roomy mouth of the cave, square dances, radio shows, and big band concerts were once held.
Address:401 Old Dunbar Cave Rd
Clarksville, TN 37043

Phone:931-648-5526
Web: www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/dunbarcave
Size: 110 acres.

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