Few People Know About This Fossil Cave Hiding Right Here In Tennessee

Tennessee limestone is ripe for the creation of caves and caverns, and the Cumberland plateau is absolutely full of them. This particular cave, just outside of McMinnville, is known across the state for its underground bluegrass concert series, but few Tennesseans know that it’s also a perfect spot to find some of the most ancient and fascinating fossils in the state. So put on your hard hat and go spelunking with us down to Cumberland Caverns.

For more interesting Tennessee spots, check out this nearby park that has an intriguing and centuries-old history.

Address: 1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110, USA