man with headlamp inside cave

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park 

Today, we're at Mammoth Cave National Park, where adventures await both above ground AND below! Venture deep inside the world’s longest cave for a guided tour or zip through the treetops on a canopy tour. Picnic beneath a waterfall, take a hike through the woods and explore the area’s fascinating history.

Scenes From The Road

Son and Dad walking down steps to Mammoth Cave

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park is a great place for a family day trip.

Mammoth Cave Tour in the dark with son and dad

Mammoth Cave National Park

Cave Tour Reservations are highly recommended. While reservations are not required, tours frequently sell out. 

Waterfall on hiking trail

Hiking at Mammoth Cave National Park

A hiking adventure is never out of reach at Mammoth Cave. With 18 miles of easy to access trails found on the south side of the Green River, you can take a day to explore the above ground geology and history of the park, or simply venture out on a quick hike between your cave tours and ranger-led programs.

Picnic tables at Mammoth Cave National Park

Picnic at Mammoth Cave National Park

Located north of the main visitor center parking area, the Mammoth Cave Picnic Area is the largest picnic area in the park, with numerous picnic tables and two reservable picnic shelters. The picnic area also has fire grates, charcoal grills, restrooms, potable water, garbage dumpsters, and access to hiking trails.

mammoth cave railroad car

Mammoth Cave National Park

The Mammoth Cave Railroad played an important role in bringing more tourism to Mammoth Cave during it’s early development and it improved transportation for the local populace. The tiny 9-mile track from Glasgow Junction (Park City) to Mammoth Cave operated for 45 years.