• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky


Thank you for your interest in supporting Mammoth Cave National Park. Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support.

There are several ways of supporting Mammoth Cave National Park:

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The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating to the directly to the park you may contact the Superintendent by phone (270-758-2184) or e-mail. Donations may be sent to:

Mammoth Cave National Park
P.O. Box 7
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

Checks should be made payable to "Mammoth Cave National Park".

Direct donations including cash may also be placed in donation boxes in the park Visitor Center.

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The Friends of Mammoth Cave National Park, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is the authorized primary philanthropic partner of Mammoth Cave National Park and provides support for many park programs and activities.

The Friends of Mammoth Cave National Park was formed by citizens with a passion for the park and welcome new members for both active volunteer participation and financial support. Click here for more information about the Friends of Mammoth Cave National Park.

Did You Know?

Tuberculosis Hut in Mammoth Cave

In 1841, cave owner Dr. John Croghan believed the cave air might cure his patients suffering from tuberculosis. He brought 16 patients into Mammoth Cave that winter and housed them in stone and wood huts. After some perished, they left the cave, for of course the cave air offered no cure.