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 »
Mammoth Cave National Park is home to a wide array of lizards, turtles, and snakes. Among the species here are:
Did You Know?
The grease-oil lamp was used to illuminate Mammoth Cave for more than a century. Designed after New England whale-oil lanterns, these lamps used cooking grease to light the way.