Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

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

(270) 758-2180

Description: Mammoth Cave National Park preserves the cave system and a part of the Green River valley and hilly country of south central Kentucky. This is the world’s longest known cave system, with more than 400 miles (643 km) explored. Early guide Stephen Bishop called the cave a “grand, gloomy and peculiar place,” but its vast chambers and complex labyrinths have earned its name – Mammoth.

What To Do: In addition to the many cave tours, you can also do these activities:

  • Hiking
  • Bicycling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Enjoying a campfire program
  • And more!

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: Mammoth Cave National Park is open year-round.

Fees: 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 here.

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