Nearby Attractions

A visitor looking at a Kentucky highway map
There are lots of places to see and explore around the Mammoth Cave area.

NPS Photo/ Nathaniel Leies

Local Communities

South Central Kentucky offers unique attractions, plentiful accommodations, and ample dining opportunities all within a short drive from Mammoth Cave National Park. For more information about things to see and do, or places to stay near the park, please see information from the Caveland Marketing Association or the local tourism departments or Chambers of Commerce listed below.  

Bowling Green


Cave City


Horse Cave


Park City

A large stone building with columns stands on a hill
Memorial Building at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

NPS Photo/ Thomas DiGiovannangelo

National Park Service Sites in Kentucky

Mammoth Cave National Park is one of several national park sites in the state of Kentucky. During your visit to the area, you may find time to explore and learn about one of these other treasured landmarks in the state. To explore a full list of national park sites throughout the country visit


State Parks, State Forests, and Wildlife Management Areas

The state of Kentucky manages over 40 state parks and recreation sites, 10 state forests, and over 85 wildlife management areas.

Last updated: May 9, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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


270 758-2180

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