• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Amphibians

Nature and Science

Cave Salamander

Mammoth Cave National Park is home to a variety of salamanders, toads, and frogs. Among the species here are:

Salamanders
Mudpuppy, Hellbender, Red spotted newt, Jefferson salamander, Spotted salamander, Marbled salamander, Tiger salamander, Zigzag salamander, Slimy salamander, Eastern mud salamander, Northern red salamander, Northern two-lined salamander, Long-tailed salamander, Cave salamander, Northern dusky salamander, Small-mouthed salamander

Toads
Eastern spadefoot toad, American toad, Fowler's toad

Frogs
Southern cricket frog, Mountain chorus frog, Spring peeper, Gray treefrog, Bullfrog, Green frog, Pickerel frog, Leopard frog, Wood frog, Eastern narrow-mouthed toad

Did You Know?

Did You Know? - Mammoth Cave is the world's longest known cave.

Mammoth Cave is the world's longest known cave, with more than 400 miles of interconnected passages—so long that if the second and third longest caves in the world were joined together, Mammoth Cave would still be the planet's longest cave and have more than 100 miles left over!