• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

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  • Alert - Mammoth Cave is in an area highly endemic to histoplasmosis

    Histoplasmosis is a serious infection caused by breathing in spores of a fungus often found in bird and bat droppings. Infants and immunocompromised persons are especially vulnerable. Click the link for more information. More »

Air Quality

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Green River Bluffs Overlook - a monitor site for air quality in the park

Air Quality: Enhanced, high sensitivity air quality monitoring instrumentation has been installed, which will measure ambient concentrations of ozone, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and reacted oxides of nitrogen. This instrumentation gives the park the capability to assess both anthropogenic and biogenic air pollution sources.
 

Did You Know?

Park entry sign.

Mammoth Cave is one of the oldest tourist attractions in North America. Tours of Mammoth Cave have been offered since 1816.