Firearms-Prohibited Areas in Mammoth Cave NP
All firearms are Strictly Prohibited from the following areas, regardless of whether the visitor has a valid concealed weapons permit:
All of these areas will be identified with an NPS-approved “No Firearms Allowed” decal or placard. ⇒
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.