Mammoth Cave NP opening at 10:00 am Central Time December 8 - Delayed opening - Ferry closed
Mammoth Cave National Park will have a delayed 10:00 am opening today, December 8, 2013. Green River Ferry is closed due to high water. Click the link for details on Current Conditions. More »
Did You Know?
In 1841, cave owner Dr. John Croghan believed the cave air might cure his patients suffering from tuberculosis. He brought 16 patients into Mammoth Cave that winter and housed them in stone and wood huts. After some perished, they left the cave, for of course the cave air offered no cure.