Fees & Passes


Most of the park's resources and facilities are available free of charge. Fees are charged for cave tours, camping, and selected picnic shelter reservations, and are listed in the tables below. Educational prices apply to Kindergarten-College groups. Please call the park at 270.758.2180 to schedule your educational group.

Reservations are not required, but are recommended. Currently, reservations cannot be made the same day of a tour. For further information on making reservations, click here.

Cave Tour Fees
Cave Tour Adults Youth* Senior**
Mammoth Passage Tour $7.00 $5.00 $3.50
Frozen Niagara Tour$13.00$9.00$6.50
Mammoth Cave Discovery Tour $5.00$3.50$2.50
Historic Tour $14.00 $9.00 $7.00
Domes and Dripstones Tour $15.00 $10.00 $7.50
Grand Avenue Tour $26.00 $19.00 $13.00
Cleaveland Avenue Tour $16.00$10.00 $8.00
Gothic Avenue Tour $12.00 $9.00 $6.00
Violet City Lantern Tour $18.00 $13.00 $9.00
Great Onyx Lantern Tour $18.00 $13.00 $9.00
River Styx Cave Tour $15.00 $10.00 $7.50
Focus on Frozen Niagara Photo Tour$13.00 $9.00 $6.50
Star Chamber Tour $14.00 $10.00 $7.00
Introduction to Caving$26.00$20.00$13.00
Wild Cave Tour $55.00 n/a $27.50
*Youth is 6-12 years of age.
** Senior discounts are available to holders of a valid Golden Age/Golden Access and America The Beautiful Senior/Access Pass.
Box office only. Not available by reservation.


Campground and Picnic Shelter Fees
Campsite/Picnic Area Fee Senior discounts in ()
Mammoth Cave Campground $20.00 ($10.00)
Mammoth Cave Campground (Group) $25.00
Mammoth Cave Campground (VIP Public) $50.00 ($25.00)
Maple Springs Group Camp $25.00
Maple Springs Equestrian – Primitive $25.00
Maple Springs Equestrian – Hookups (water/electric) $35.00
Houchin Ferry Campground – Primitive $12.00 ($6.00)
Open-Air Picnic Shelter $50.00/day; limited availability.
Enclosed Picnic Shelter $75.00/day; one shelter, available Sat/Sun March 1-Memorial Day; daily Memorial Day-Labor Day; Sat/Sun Labor Day-November 30.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(270) 758-2180
General information line for Mammoth Cave National Park

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