• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

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Volunteer

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There are often opportunities for volunteers at Mammoth Cave National Park, from trail building to campground hosting to helping visitors at the Information Desk. Our volunteers log hundreds of hours each year, helping us to complete some of the Park's most important projects.

Check below for current opportunities, or email Park Volunteer Coordinator Eddie Wells for further information.

 

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Eagle Scout project to build the park's raptor cage

Venturer Troop 710 from Bowling Green, KY pitches in to help one their own, Eagle Scout candidate Gabe Baker, build a raptor cage for the park's Environmental Education program. Maintenance Worker Eric Ford stands by to lend guidance and encouragement as the first part of the construction gets underway.




Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Eyeless cave fish

Creatures that spend their entire lives in Mammoth Cave adapt to the dark world. Some types of cave fish, for example, do not grow eyes – supporting these extra unnecessary organs would consume precious energy in their nutrient-poor environment.