• 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?

Canoes on Green River

The Green and Nolin Rivers course more than 30 miles through Mammoth Cave National Park, offering hours of boating, canoeing, fishing, and floodplain camping.