March 05, 2014
Dave Wyrick leads Mammoth Cave guides
Dave Wyrick is the chief of interpretation and visitor services at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky.
February 28, 2014
Campgrounds, picnic areas open for the season
Park campgrounds and picnic areas will open for the season in the coming weeks.
February 24, 2014
White-nose syndrome found in tour routes of Mammoth Cave
White-Nose Syndrome (WNS), a disease that is deadly to bats, has been found to be present along the toured passageways of Mammoth Cave. Park staff discovered WNS in remote sections of Mammoth Cave last year, including colonial hibernacula.
February 12, 2014
Safety concerns cause temporary closure of Raymer Hollow Trail
Park staff have determined the best way to deal with a large mud-mire that has developed along Raymer Hollow Trail is to temporarily close the 6.2-mile trail in the backcountry of Mammoth Cave National Park.
February 10, 2014
Free Mammoth Passage tours February 15-17
In honor of Presidents Weekend, Mammoth Cave National Park will offer free Mammoth Passage tours on February 15-17, 2014.
January 13, 2014
Free Mammoth Passage cave tours January 20
Mammoth Cave National Park will offer free Mammoth Passage cave tours on Monday, January 20, 2014.
August 30, 2013
Maple Springs area to remain closed through December 1
The Maple Springs Trailhead and Maple Springs Loop Road in Mammoth Cave National Park will remain closed through December 1, 2013, to allow for completion of the expansion of the trailhead and construction of Big Hollow Trail, according to Superintendent Sarah Craighead. Maple Springs Group Campground will be open by reservation only September 1 through November 30, 2013.
July 30, 2013
Tween researchers explore citizen science at Mammoth Cave National Park
This summer, 24 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders from the Dayton Regional STEM School in Kettering, Ohio, completed an intensive, hands-on, three-week course focused on the science and history of Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. The Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning facilitated their trip and literally immersed the students in caves, ponds, and research through citizen science.
June 15, 2010
Park offers reward to stop crime
Mammoth Cave rangers have set up a program that can reward up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that will lead to a successful prosecution.