Mammoth Cave NP opening at 10:00 am Central Time December 7 - Delayed opening
Mammoth Cave National Park will have a delayed 10:00 am opening today, December 7, 2013. Another winter weather event this evening may impact operations tomorrow. Click the link for details on Current Conditions. More »
Green River Ferry operates year-round, 6:00am-9:55pm.
Houchin Ferry operates March-November, 10:15am-6:00pm.
Ferry operations are subject to water levels on the Green River, and operations may be affected by high or low water. You may call the Ferry Hotline at (270)758-2166 for current information. In the event of ferry closure, the nearest crossing is in Brownsville.
Vehicles boarding the ferries must not exceed 8 tons, and have a length no more than 16 feet. Low water conditions often restrict trailer traffic on the ferries; you may wish to call the Ferry Hotline prior to departing with your trailer-length vehicle to ensure that the ferries can accommodate your vehicle.
Did You Know?
Native Americans of the Early Woodland period gathered minerals from Mammoth Cave between 2,000 and 4,000 years ago ... no one knows why. Objects they left behind – slippers, cane torches, gourds, and mussel shells – remain perfectly preserved in the cave.