News Releases


On this page are the latest press releases from Mammoth Cave National Park. For further information on any of these items, please contact the park's Public Information Officer.


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July 19, 2017
Going batty at Mammoth Cave
Sunday, July 23, Dr. Tim Carter of Ball State University will present two public programs on bats – 4 p.m. Be a Bat Scientist for Junior Rangers; 7:30 p.m. evening program.

July 06, 2017
National Park Service announces leadership changes at Mammoth Cave National Park
Today, National Park Service (NPS) Southeast Regional Director Stan Austin announced the selection of Mammoth Cave National Park Superintendent Sarah Craighead as deputy regional director, based in Atlanta. With this selection, Austin has also tapped Southeast Regional Chief of Staff Barclay Trimble as Mammoth Cave’s next superintendent. Both appointments are effective July 23.

May 22, 2017
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Law enforcement rangers at Mammoth Cave National Park will set up sobriety checkpoints in the park this summer. Their message is clear: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

May 15, 2017
New rules for river users in Mammoth Cave National Park
River users are required to wear personal floatation devises (PFDs) at all times when on Green River and Nolin River within Mammoth Cave National Park.  Floodplain camping will be restricted to the upper stretches of Green River in the park.

April 14, 2017
Green and Nolin Rivers reopen in park
Green River and Nolin River within Mammoth Cave National Park have reopened to river users following completion of the demolition of Lock & Dam No. 6 near Brownsville, Kentucky by the US Army Corps of Engineers and the US Fish & Wildlife Service.

Last updated: July 6, 2017

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