• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Firearms-Prohibited Areas in Mammoth Cave NP

In what areas of the park are weapons prohibited?

All firearms are Strictly Prohibited from the following areas, regardless of whether the visitor has a valid concealed weapons permit:

  • ALL government buildings that are classified as a federal facility
  • ALL cave tours
  • ALL buses used to carry visitors for cave tours
  • The Mammoth Cave Hotel Lobby, Rotunda Room, gift shops and dining areas.

All of these areas will be identified with an NPS-approved “No Firearms Allowed” decal or placard. ⇒

Did You Know?

Did You Know? - Mammoth Cave National Park has more than 70 miles of backcountry trails.

Mammoth Cave National Park contains more than 70 miles of backcountry trails through forested Kentucky hills for hikers, horseback riders, and bicyclists. Several frontcountry trails lead to special places like Cedar Sink, Sand Cave, and Turnhole Bend.