• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Cave Tours of Mammoth Cave NP

Ranger-Led Activities at Mammoth Cave National Park are offered by season. Please select from the links at left to choose from the available seasons, or you can download a PDF brochure of our current schedule from our Brochures page.

Notice: Unless otherwise noted, the following items are not permitted on cave tours:

  • Strollers
  • Tripods
  • All backpacks including child backpack carriers

Flash photography is not permitted on cave tours.

For an online schedule, tour descriptions and prices please click below:

Mammoth Cave Summer Activities Schedule (June 14 - August 17)

Labor Day Weekend (August 30 - September 1)

Mammoth Cave Fall Activities Schedule (August 18 - November 2)

 
Sign Language Symbol
Hearing Impaired Services for Visitors on Guided Activities

Mammoth Cave National Park is pleased to offer sign interpreter services for cave and surface activities to visitors free of charge. Arrangements can be made by contacting the park at the number located below. However, before contacting the park, please note:

All requests require a two week minimum notice prior to your visit.

Services are limited by tour group sizes and interpreter availability.

When calling, please have the date, name and time of the activity ready.

For further information or to make arrangements, please call 270.758.2417.

For visitors with hearing difficulty, assisted listening devices are available. These may be worn on cave or surface activities and are available for loan free of charge. They are on a first-come, first-served basis. Check at the visitor center for availability upon your arrival.
 
WNS Bat Symbol Notice: All participants on cave tours must walk on bio-security mats immediately following the conclusion of their tour. No exceptions. This extraordinary measure is due to the confirmation of White-Nose Syndrome in Kentucky. Your assistance is required to slow the spread of this fungal disease affecting bats.

Thank you for your cooperation.

More Information

Reservations Reservations
Reservations are not required, but are recommended. Currently, reservations cannot be made the same day of a tour. Unless otherwise noted, all visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. For further cave tour restrictions click here.

Click Here for a copy of the current season's Cave Tour schedule and descriptions in PDF format.



Did You Know?

Park entry sign.

Mammoth Cave is one of the oldest tourist attractions in North America. Tours of Mammoth Cave have been offered since 1816.