Linville Caverns

Nebo, NC

Where are we going?

Linville Caverns
Pisgah National Forest
1600 Pisgah Highway
NC 28761


What is there to do?

Nature has some AMAZING wonders and surprises, and at Linville Caverns, the whole family can experience one of them!

These amazing caverns are the ONLY show cavern in the entire state! They are located in the High Country region, and is a perfect destination for the anyone in the family - no matter what age!

There is an incredible beauty to be explored - both inside AND outside the mountain! Did you know that the Linville Caverns were actually known to man for centuries? It wasn't until the 1800s that men on a fishing expedition came across fish swimming out of a rock, which led them to a small opening in the mountains.

Well, the rest is history, and now you have a fun activity for the family!

Of course, these caverns were formed over millions and millions of years, so it's a great way for kids to learn all about geology and the marvels of how nature can transform and create the planet to how we know it today. 

As you walk around, take your time and look at all the amazing formations that the cavern holds. From stalactites to stalagmites, and some you might not have ever heard of before. Be careful - they are very delicate!

The cavern is always 52 degrees, so no matter what the weather you will know what to expect! So grab those comfortable shoes, and those sweaters, and make sure you are ready for adventure at Linville Caverns! 

It’s a family underground adventure with your name on it! 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $8

Children: $6 (ages 5 - 12)

Discount: Seniors $7

Free Under: 5 years with an adult admission


Need a little extra help?

The caverns are actually one of the few that are partially wheelchair accessible! There is one step at the beginning, then a ramp, and then the walkway is quite level.


When can we go?

9am open. Close between 4:30pm - 6pm depending on month.

Weekends only Dec - Feb. Daily rest of year.


Any top tips?

There aren't any restrooms within the caverns, so make sure you go before the tour! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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