• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Springs and Seeps

Nature and Science

Blue Spring

Emerging Springs
The groundwater that flows underground from the sinkhole plain south of the park into the Green River finds its outlet through innumerable springs. Among the most notable springs in the park are River Styx Spring, Echo River Spring, and Turnhole Spring.

Did You Know?

Musicians often played in Mammoth Cave.

For many years, the chambers of Mammoth Cave rang with the sound of music. Visiting bands such as Landram's Sax-Horn Band and Luther Ewing's String Band, along with the Mammoth Cave Hotel's own local musicians, entertained visitors underground into the early 20th century.