• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

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  • Alert - Mammoth Cave is in an area highly endemic to histoplasmosis

    Histoplasmosis is a serious infection caused by breathing in spores of a fungus often found in bird and bat droppings. Infants and immunocompromised persons are especially vulnerable. Click the link for more information. More »

Canoe and Kayak Outfitters

Canoes

Preparing canoes for launch at Dennison Ferry Day-Use Area

Canoes and Kayaks are available through liveries outside the park. Contact:

Big Buffalo Crossing Canoe
(866)233-2690

Cave Country Canoe
(270) 773-5552

Green River Canoeing, Inc.
(270)773-5712

Mammoth Cave Canoe and Kayak
(877)59-CANOE
(270)773-3366

Launching watercraft is strongly discouraged when river levels are at or exceed 10 feet on the park's water level gauges. Strong, swiftly moving currents as well as large drift flowing in the river channel pose a hazard to safety. Canoe liveries with permits to operate in the park are prohibited from renting or providing canoes during these times. To inquire on current river levels please call 270.758.2417. For more canoeing and kayaking details contact the above liveries for more information.


Did You Know?

Did You Know? - Mammoth Cave is the world's longest known cave.

Mammoth Cave is the world's longest known cave, with more than 400 miles of interconnected passages—so long that if the second and third longest caves in the world were joined together, Mammoth Cave would still be the planet's longest cave and have more than 100 miles left over!