• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

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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:

Superintendent
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?

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.