• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Special Events at Mammoth Cave NP

 

Every year Mammoth Cave National Park offers special events that highlight the natural and cultural resources that make Mammoth Cave unique among National Parks. From wildflower walks to preservation and genealogy workshops to the traditional Cave Sing, there's usually something to look forward to at the "Monarch of Caves". Links to the latest events will be posted on this page as they approach. You can also check out the Park's Schedule of Events.

Did You Know?

Did You Know? Native Americans mined minerals in Mammoth Cave for 2,000 years.

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.