Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park

Great Onyx Lantern

Emphasis On: Mammoth Cave community life from 1841 to 1941; geologic beauty of another cave in the national park; dripstone formations by lantern light; cave animals; park surface features.
Landmarks: Flint Ridge Road (surface drive); Great Onyx Cave entrance; several rooms of formations, including "The Nativity," large dry passage; gypsum.
Elevation Change: approximately 30 feet.
Number of Stairs: 40.
Steep Hill Climbs: No.
Restrooms: No
Restrictions: General restrictions apply.

Mammoth Cave National Park
P.O. Box 7
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
270-758-2180