Houchin Ferry & Maple Springs Campground close for season

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Date: November 30, 2010
Contact: Vickie Carson, 270-758-2192

December marks the end of the season for certain services at Mammoth Cave National Park: the river ferry service at Houchin Ferry and Maple Springs Group Campground. The ferry boat at Houchin Ferry will operate through Saturday, December 4, closing at the end of shift at 6:00 p.m. 

Ferry maintenance and inspection will occur while the ferry is closed for the winter. The Maple Springs Group Campground will close December 1, 2010. Both will reopen in March 2011.

During the winter months, campsites will remain open at Houchin Ferry Campground, near Brownsville, and in C loop of Mammoth Cave campground, near the visitor center. Backcountry campsites north of Green River are open year round.

The picnic area will also remain open through the winter months.

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Last updated: April 14, 2015

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