Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky


Mammoth Dome, 192 feet high, can be seen on the Historic Tour of Mammoth Cave.
Mammoth Dome, 192 feet high, can be seen on the Historic Tour of Mammoth Cave.
  • Mammoth Dome, 192 feet high, can be seen on the Historic Tour of Mammoth Cave.
  • Enjoy canoeing, kayaking and fishing on the Green River in Mammoth Cave National Park.
  • Trails and boardwalks lead visitors in the woods and along bluffs in Mammoth Cave National Park.
About

Mammoth Cave National Park home to longest cave system in the world, approximately 90 miles of trails (hiking, biking, horses), camping, plus canoeing and kayaking on Green and Nolin rivers in the park.


  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Water Adventures
  • Caving
  • Hunting / Fishing
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Lodging
  • - Lodge
Trails
General Description

The world's longest known cave system is found right here in Kentucky. In the south-central region of the state, Mammoth Cave National Park attracts curiosity seekers from around the world. With more than 400 miles of caves explored, the vast chambers and complex labyrinths earned it the name mammoth. There are also plenty of adventure above ground as well. Mammoth Cave National Park is home to an extensive series of trails. All trails are open to hiking, about 60 miles to horseback riding, and 25 miles to biking. Backcountry camping is also permitted with a backcountry use permit that may be obtained free of charge at the Park Visitor Center. The Green and Nolin rivers located in the park offer blue way users miles and miles of navigable and fishable water. Mammoth Cave National Park is a must see for out of state visitors, and Kentuckians alike.


Contact


1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy P.O. Box 7
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

Region: South Central
County: Edmonson
Phone: 270-758-2180
Website: www.nps.gov/maca/ind...
Find Near By

Search