Winter forecast closes Park Friday January 12

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Date: January 11, 2018
Contact: Vickie Carson, 270-758-2192
Contact: Dave Wyrick, 270-758-2431

Mammoth Cave, Ky., January 11, 2018 -- Mammoth Cave National Park will be closed Friday, January 12, because the ice and snow forecast. If weather permits, Green River Ferry, Mammoth Cave Parkway and Brownsville Road will remain open until 7:30 a.m. Friday to accommodate commuters. 

Thursday evening, staff will close Houchin Ferry Road-South, Flint Ridge Road, and Dennison Ferry Road.

On Friday, all park operations will be closed, including cave tours, the visitor center, the Lodge at Mammoth Cave, roads and all park offices.

Early morning Saturday park staff will reevaluate the safety and accessibility of park roads and facilities. 

Persons seeking updated information on park conditions may check the park’s webpage at and on Facebook at, or call one of the park's information lines:

For updated information on ferry operations, please phone (270)758-2166.

For updated information on park roads, please phone (270)758-2165.

For general park information, please phone (270)758-2180.

Last updated: January 11, 2018

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