Firearms-Prohibited Areas at Mammoth Cave NP

In what areas of the park are weapons prohibited?

All firearms are Strictly Prohibited from the following areas, regardless of whether the visitor has a valid concealed weapons permit:

  • ALL government buildings that are classified as a federal facility
  • ALL cave tours
  • ALL buses used to carry visitors for cave tours
  • The Mammoth Cave Hotel Lobby, Rotunda Room, gift shops and dining areas.

All of these areas will be identified with an NPS-approved “No Firearms Allowed” decal or placard. ⇒

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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