Mammoth Cave NP closing at 11:30 Central Time December 6 in advance of approaching winter storm
Mammoth Cave National Park will close today, December 6, 2013, at 11:30 am in advance of a winter storm bearing down on the region. Click the link for details on Current Conditions. More »
Photo by J. Wheet
Duration: 30 minute minimum
Visit the Rotunda, one of the largest rooms, explore a vast canyon passageway, and learn about 19th-century saltpeter mining operations and the geologic origins of Mammoth Cave on this self-guiding tour.
Did You Know?
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!