Raccoon Mountain Caverns


Useful Information

Location: Off I-24 at Lookout Valley Exit (#174).
Open: Memorial Day to Labor Day daily 9-21, all other days daily 9-17, closed Thanksgiving & Christmas.
Fee: Adults $8.95, Children (5-12) $4.50, tax included.
Classification:  Karst cave, Monteagle Formation, Mississippian Period (320-360 Ma).
Light: electirc
Dimension: T=16°C.
Guided tours: D=45min.
Photography:  
Accessibility:  
Bibliography:  
Address: Raccoon Mtn. Caverns & Campground, 319 West Hills Drive, Chatanooga, TN 37419, Tel. +1-423-821-9403, toll free 1-800-823-2267, E-mail: contact
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
Please check rates and details directly with the companies in question if you need more recent info.
Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:59:27 $

History


Description

Raccoon Mountain Caverns was formed in Mississippian limestone. Fossils of coral, crinoids, bryozoans, and echinoderms can be found throughout the cave. Raccoon Mountain Caverns is located at the edge of the Sequatchie Valley, an anticlinal valley of the Appalachain Mountains.


See also


Main Index | U.S.A. | Tennessee
Last updated Terms of Use, © Jochen Duckeck.