The consumption of alcoholic beverages in all public buildings in the park, aboard all vessels carrying passengers for hire, and in all caves is prohibited, except the consumption and/or possession of alcohol at concessions facilities and park facilities as authorized by the Superintendent.
Edmonson, Hart, and Barren Counties are "dry", except for Cave City, in which individual restaurants may serve alcoholic beverages by the glass.
Did You Know?
Stalactites grow downward – they hang "tight" to the ceiling – while stalagmites grow upward – they "might" reach the ceiling someday. Mammoth Cave's formations include many types of calcite formations.