• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

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Mammoth Cave National Park Foreign Language Materials

Foreign Languages

A text translation to accompany our Mammoth Cave National Park Official Map & Guide is available below, in French, German, Spanish, and Japanese. We also offer a listing of cave tour descriptions in Japanese. All of these downloadable publications are in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) and can be printed on your printer. They are free of charge.


Mammoth Cave National Park Official Map & Guide

Mammoth Cave Tour Descriptions

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.