Louisville, Kentucky: Louisville Mega Cavern

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1841 Taylor Ave., Louisville, KY
Southeast side of the city. I-264 exit 14. Drive north, toward the Zoo. At the first traffic light (Wendy's on the corner), turn right onto Taylor Ave. Follow it to the end, and the entrance to the Cavern.
Summer daily 9-5; fewer hours off-season. Hourly tours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Various, from $10 to $80 for tram, zip, bike park.
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Mega Caverns.

Louisville Mega Cavern

Former mine and secret nuclear survival bunker for 50,000 Fort Knox soldiers and state VIPs. 17 miles of underground roads. Take a jeep tram tour and see what you would've missed. 320,000-square-foot underground bike park.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [12/18/2011]
Louisville, Kentucky - Elite Cave Bunker Opens To All
Mega Cavern:

Kentucky has many big holes in the ground that are open to the public. But as far as we know, no subterranean attraction in Kentucky or elsewhere has had its entrance in the middle of a metropolitan warehouse park -- until now.

[05/29/2009] Complete Story...

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Underground zip line.

Louisville Mega Cavern

Mega Cavern now offers MEGA Zips -- the world's only underground zip lines tour featuring 5 zip lines, including a fun-filled dual racing zip, along with 3 challenge bridges that are sure to get your heart racing and adrenaline pumping.

[Trey Moreau, 08/09/2012]

Mega Cavern.

Mega Cavern: Survival Bunker For Dignitaries

The Mega Cavern is a must see! Tours last 60-70 minutes and are on a guided tram. Call ahead for special evening-only holiday hours from Nov-Dec.

[Sister Road Trip, 11/26/2010]

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