The Story Behind These Tennessee Caverns Is Beyond Fascinating
By Meghan Kraft|Published April 25, 2018
Meghan Kraft loves to travel the world, but she makes her home right here in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a degree in English, and has worked in the digital marketing realm with companies such as Apartments.com, USA Today and HarperCollins Publishing.
Here in Tennessee, we pride ourselves on the beauty of our state. Every road you drive is going to have something uniquely beautiful and interesting, and the roads outside of Townsend in East Tennessee are no different. While the town is known for its proximity to Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, the things hidden underground in the town are more likely to be known by the international intelligence community. Intrigued yet? Just keep reading….
The caverns are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from mid-March to mid-November. You can visit them and see what explosions and earthquakes the cave detects. They are located outside of Townsend at 825 Cavern Road.