More Than A Cave

Rolling hills, deep river valleys, and the world's 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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Mammoth Cave National Park is more than just the home to the longest cave system in the world. It is a place for hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, and camping on over 52,000 acres in south central Kentucky. Get inspired to plan your next vacation to Mammoth Cave National Park.

See all there is to do at Mammoth Cave!

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Cave Tours

Plan your Mammoth Cave experience

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Basic Information

Basic information for your visit, including directions, hours, fees, reservations, weather and more.

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Ranger-led Programs

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

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Plan Your Summer Trip to Mammoth Cave.

Learn all the dos and don'ts you need to know for your next visit to Mammoth Cave.

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

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

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Accessible Activities

Description of Accessible Cave Tours, Ranger Walks & Talks, and Self-Guided Adventures

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Explore over 80 miles of trails in the park.

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Canoeing, Kayaking, and Boating

Plan your trip along the Green and Nolin Rivers.

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Hit the trails and experience the park on two wheels.

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Half the park is after dark!

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Fishing regulations and more.

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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.

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Beneath Your Feet

Discover whats beneath your feet.

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Audio Tour of Mammoth Cave

Join a park ranger as they take you on a audio tour of Mammoth Cave.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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


270 758-2180

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