• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Current Conditions

Mammoth Cave National Park is operating normally.

For current information on ferry operations, please phone 270-758-2166.

For current information on park roads, please phone 270-758-2165.

Did You Know?

Grease-oil lamp

The grease-oil lamp was used to illuminate Mammoth Cave for more than a century. Designed after New England whale-oil lanterns, these lamps used cooking grease to light the way.