• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Directions

Park entry sign
 

How do I get to Mammoth Cave?

From the North: Take Interstate 65 to Exit 53 (Cave City Exit). Turn right onto KY-70. Follow 70/255 as it becomes the Mammoth Cave Parkway in the park. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway to the Visitor Center.

From the South: Take Interstate 65 to Exit 48 (Park City Exit). Turn left onto KY-255 and follow 255 as it becomes the Park City Road into the park. Follow Park City Road until it joins the Mammoth Cave Parkway; turn left. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway to the Visitor Center.



Physical Address

Mammoth Cave National Park
1 Mammoth Cave Parkway
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259


GPS Coordinates

Lat/Long: N 37° 11' 13.115'' ¦ W 86° 06' 05.197''

Decimal Degrees: +37.186976 ¦ -86.101444

UTM (Zone 16N, NAD83): 579779.491 ¦ 4115977.605 m



NOTE: Commercial vehicles are prohibited on the park's roads.


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.