Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park

Overview / Map of Mammoth Cave

Visitor Services

At Mammoth Cave, you'll find gift shops, camping supplies and all the other necessities that will make planning your trip more enjoyable. Does a member of your party use a wheelchair? Try one of Mammoth Cave's many wheelchair-friendly activities listed below. Have a question about park rules and regulations? ...

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Caves

Beneath the dimpled surface of the park, the splendid sights of Mammoth Cave impress hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Ancient artifacts, fascinating cave critters and breathtaking mineral formations are just a few of the extraordinary sights visitors will find on tours led by National Park Service rangers. ...

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Welcome to Mammoth Cave

Welcome to Mammoth Cave—the longest cave in the world and one of the first tourist attractions in America. The cave boasts an incredible more than 390 miles of explored and mapped passageways, though geologists estimate there could be more than 600 miles in all. Mammoth Cave National Park achieved ...

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Planning Your Visit

Entrance Fees Entrance to Mammoth Cave National Park is free, although there is a fee for cave tours. The park is open year-round, except for December 25. Activities and programs vary by season. Call (270) 758-2180 for current information. Permits & Reservations Reservations are strongly recommended for cave tours. Those wishing to ...

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At A Glance

From the beginning, underground explorers doubted that they would ever find the end of Kentucky's Mammoth Cave. Currently measuring more than 390 miles long and 379 feet deep, Mammoth Cave is known as the longest cave in the world—Jewel Cave is a distant second—and exploration continues today. Geologists estimate ...

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