Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park

Other Areas of Interest in Mammoth Cave

Ganter Cave

Hike or canoe out to the entrance of Ganter Cave for some on-your-own spelunking. Open to experienced cavers only, Ganter Cave is consists of at least two levels of passageway. Parties of four to nine people with appropriate caving gear can obtain a reservation to visit Ganter Cave. Inquire ...

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Grand Avenue

Emphasis On: Dramatic cave passage changes; dry cave vs. damp cave; bedrock breakdown; gypsum and dripstone formation; early exploration. Landmarks: Carmichael Entrance; Cleaveland Avenue; Snowball Room; Boone Avenue; Thorpe's Pit; Mt. McKinley; Grand Canyon; Aerobridge Canyon; Hippodrome; Grand Central Station; Frozen Niagara; Travertine Tour Route. Elevation Change: 300 feet. Number of Stairs: ...

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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 ...

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