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About Louisville Mega Cavern
What once begun as Louisville Crushed Stone and a standout amongst the best-kept secret facts in the city of Louisville, Kentucky has now been uncovered to people in general.
Louisville Mega Cavern was made by a monstrous limestone quarry—with excavators impacting out an awesome measure of shake for more than 42 years amid the center of the twentieth century.
It was acquired in 1989 by private financial specialists who saw the possibility to build up a segment of the natural hollow into an ecologically cognizant high-security business stockpiling facility.
Since the mid-1990s, an amount of recycled concrete, brick, block, rock, and dirt were (and continue to be) off-loaded at the sinkhole to fill in the openings and make floors and inside streets.
Development to cut out workplaces and extra rooms are progressing, making only a scratch in the in excess of 4,000,000 square feet of room.
Despite the fact that it’s underground, the Louisville MEGA Cavern is really the biggest structure in the province of Kentucky—and by tonnage is the biggest reusing focus in the state. Presently you can encounter all the miracle and experience of this extraordinary fascination.
The trained tour guides will lead you on a 2 hour thrilling and exhilarating adventure that will take you into never before seen sections of this man-made cavern.
Payment: Payments are required at the time of reservation. Credit cards are accepted. You can pay for your tour online through our secure payment site using your Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card.
Weather Situation: It is totally underground, therefore, there are no weather issues. There are no have tailwinds, headwinds, rain, ice, snow or lightning. It is open year-round regardless of the outside weather.
The Historic Tram Tour will take you on an underground adventure rich in history, geology, mining, recycling, green building technology, and just simply HUGE in scale!
Information: Your experienced tour guide will provide information about the Cuban Missile Crisis Bunker, the history of the cavern, the use of the facility for green building applications, mining techniques as well as an explanation of what the cavern is used for today.
Wheather and Nuclear Attack: Since the cavern has a 26-foot-thick rock ceiling and as much as 50 to 60 feet of dirt above that, this cavern is and was a shelter from the weather and nuclear attacks.
What are you waiting for? Get ready to encounter a unique Underground Bike Park? More than 320,000 square feet including more than 45 trails, Jump Lines, Dual Slalom, Pump Tracks, BMX, Cross Country, and Single Track all in a previous limestone cavern 100 feet sub-surface!
Rental Bikes: We offer rental bikes and helmets on a first come first serve basis. If you need to rent we encourage you to come at the beginning of the day.
Come appreciate the ONLY completely underground aerial ropes challenge course on the planet! Mega Quest is one of just twenty courses of its kind in the USA!
Clothes: Try not to wear shoes, flip flops, open-toed shoes or shoes without a back! In the event that you do, you won’t be permitted to partake and you will, in any case, be charged for the time despite the fact that you don’t get the opportunity to endeavor the test course! You have to wear something like tennis shoes.
Do not wear short shorts or shirts that don’t have sleeves. This is because of the wellbeing bridle gear that you will be wearing……and truly, you should wear a shirt. Ensure you have deep pockets or a pocket with a zipper or Velcro conclusion in the event that you will bring keys, mobile phones (on the off chance that you bring your cell phone we have Facebook registration), wallets or whatever else that you would prefer not to lose.
We prescribe that you place your assets in your vehicle for security purposes. Louisville Mega Cavern and MEGA QUEST are not in charge of property lost, harmed, or stolen amid your visit.
Reservation: No…but reservations are highly recommended. If you do not have a reservation, we will do our best to accommodate you based on availability, however, reservations are first to come/first serve.
ELECTRIC BIKE TOUR
1.5 hours guided in the background voyage through the Mega Cavern. Incorporates fabulous sights of all that we offer in the natural cavern!
Clothing: The temperature on the tour is generally around 60 degrees at all times for most of the facility. In the area that is closest to the cavern entrance, the temperature may be lower than that during the fall and winter months. Dress accordingly. All riders must wear closed-toe shoes and be prepared to get a little dirty on tour.
Equipment: This tour includes an eBike with safety light, a helmet with safety light, a safety vest, microphone receiver, and earbuds. This tour includes a 20-30 minute orientation to get familiar with all equipment before going out on tour.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q. Where is the Louisville Mega Cavern located?
A. The Louisville Mega Cavern is located at 1841 Taylor Ave., Louisville, KY 40213