National Natural Landmarks

Cumberland Cavern (Higginbotham and Henshaw Caves)

Cumberland Cavern (Higginbotham and Henshaw Caves)
Cumberland Cavern (Higginbotham and Henshaw Caves)

Cumberland Cavern, known to be at least 27 miles in extent, is one of the longer cave systems in the country. Two interconnecting caves contain stalagmites, stalactites, helictites, flowstone, cave pearls, botryoidal coral, gypsum flowers, needles, and pure white gypsum snow, as well as a wide variety of cave life.

Location: Warren County, TN ; Warren County, TN

Year designated: 1973

Acres: 425

Ownership: Private




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