In Tennessee, there is a cave that detects sound waves from all around the world. It’s called Tuckaleechee Caverns, and you’ll find this fascinating wonder in Townsend, Tennessee. This cave has the world’s most sensitive seismic station and that alone is rather impressive. Pair that with amazing geological formations and a convenient location under the Great Smoky Mountains, and you just might have the most unique cave in Tennessee. 

We hope that knowing just a little bit about the seismic station will give you a greater appreciation for the Tuckaleechee Caverns in Townsend, TN. As you are awestruck by the beauty your eyes see in the cavern just know it’s what you don’t see that makes this cave so special. For more information about this cave or the seismic station please visit the Tuckaleechee Caverns website

While you are visiting Townsend there is one place in the Smokies you simply must visit. Cades Cove is a beautiful area filled with history, wildlife, and scenic views.   

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