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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As Mammoth Cave National Park increases access to recreational opportunities these are some items you'll want to be aware of in planning for your visit.

Two park visitors waling along a trail in the cave

Cave Tours

Plan your Mammoth Cave experience

A park ranger walks down a trail with two visitors following.

Ranger-led Programs

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

Two historic cabins

Lodging

Stay in comfort a short distance from the entrance to Mammoth Cave.

A family enjoys the day in the campground.

Camping

Three campgrounds and over 13 backcountry sites await campers at Mammoth Cave.

Two hikers climb an uphill forest trail.

Hiking

Explore over 80 miles of trails in the park.

Three canoes await adventure on the Green River.

Canoeing, Kayaking, and Boating

Plan your trip along the Green and Nolin Rivers.

Close shot of horse standing in a brightly wooded area.

Horseback Riding

Those who love to see the world from horseback are in luck! Explore 60 miles of backcountry trails suitable for many skills and ages.

Bikes on a rack on the back of a car

Bicycling

Hit the trails and experience the park on two wheels.

A hiking trail leading into the forest

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

Webcams

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

Last updated: October 3, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Phone:

(270) 758-2180

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