• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

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A Mammoth Classroom

Mammoth Cave National Park is a great place to learn about caves, forests, groundwater, wildlife, and history. Whether you have students working on school reports or you're preparing for a visit, these pages provide everything you'll need to make the world's longest known cave a part of your curriculum.

Students study the life of Sloan's Crossing Pond in Mammoth Cave National Park.