Forbidden Caverns conjures up images of a ferocious dragon’s lair or a cranky witch who will not hesitate to transform invaders into newts.
Forbidden Caverns is one of Tennessee’s most popular caves, located in Sevierville on the borders of the Great Smoky Mountains. Sharp granite formations lighted by red, green, and purple lights attract visitors on a regular basis.
According to legend, a long-lost Indian princess walked into a prohibited portion of a cave many feet underground. Her restless spirit now resides in Forbidden Caverns, along with the spirits of countless Prohibition-era bootleggers who made moonshine inside the remote cave.
Leaving the surface world behind and diving deep into one of America’s creepiest caverns is a thrilling experience for visitors.
If you enjoy geology, the opportunity to see a large amount of dramatic dripstone that resembles petrified icicles is well worth the price of entry.
via Unusual Places