More Than A Cave

Rolling hills, deep river valleys, and the worlds longest known cave system. Mammoth Cave National Park is home to thousands of years of human history and a rich diversity of plant and animal life, earning it the title of UNESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve.

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International Dark Sky Park

See the Stars at Mammoth Cave.

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Native Americans

Discover the first people to explore Mammoth Cave.

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Prehistoric Cave Discoveries

In modern times, discoveries of some of the earliest prehistoric indigenous people have been found throughout the cave.

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Cave Tours

Plan your Mammoth Cave experience

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Ranger-led Programs

Join us for a ranger-led program on the surface.

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Top Ten Tips for Visiting Mammoth Cave

Discover the top ten insider tips for making your trip to Mammoth Cave National Park a great one!

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International Designations

In addition to being a national park, Mammoth Cave is an international biosphere reserve and world heritage site.

A view of the green river and surrounding hills


See the current view along the Green River and surrounding hillsides.

Last updated: November 5, 2021

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 7
Mammoth Cave , KY 42259-0007


270 758-2180

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