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Address: 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
Phone Number: 270 758 2180 / 270-758-2417
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Group tours/air tour
Description: A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.

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We last visited this immense cave system about 27 years ago with our young children. All these years later, we visited with our young granddaughter who is the age her mother was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We last visited this immense cave system about 27 years ago with our young children. All these years later, we visited with our young granddaughter who is the age her mother was on our first visit. This place has not lost its ability to awe in all these years and the rangers are superb. We took the 2 hour Gothic... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We were told to reserve our tour spot by other family prior to going, so glad we did! Once we got there all the tours were booked. Highly recommend reserving before hand. The visitor center was well done. The park was pretty (loads of butterflies). There is a hotel there that looked unimpressive- but that was just at first glance;... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was a very interesting tour led by Rangers. Since the outside temp was in the low 90's it was very nice to be in the 54 degree temps in the cave!

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Cincy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you have not gone you need to. I can't believe I have waited so long. Visitor Center is really nice and the exhibits are worth perusing. Lots of workers around to help with anything. We took The Historic and the Drips tour. Both were excellent and I would suggest. Would love to go back and do the 4 hour... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We just did the grand avenue tour. It long and awesome. You will know you walked 4 miles for sure. But to do this under ground was amazing. You have to visit this before you die. Loved it.

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Westfield, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went on the self discovery tour and the Frozen Niagara tour. It was affordable and interesting. The Frozen Niagara has some beautiful formations. Our guide was knowledgeable and shared some great history of the area with us.

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Westchester County, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I love the national parks, but this one was a disappointment. Unfortunately, we were there on a hot summer weekend, and it was packed. They have a range of tours, but when we went online about a week before our visit, the smaller ones with fewer people were already booked. So we wound up going on the large historic tour:... More 

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Enterprise, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Loved our visit to Mammoth Cave. We took the 2 hour historical tour. An amazing sight and we hope to return. Tour guide was knowledgeable and funny. I was concerned about feeling claustrophobic but it only had one narrow space and I never felt closed in at all. Our kids will never forget today.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We have visited other cave systems but none like this. The Park Rangers were extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and polite. Collen spoke with us for a short time on a personal matter I needed some information on. She was so helpful and always had a smile. The campground was great we used Recreation.Gov to book the site and the tour of... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great guides, helpful staff, pleasant camping. There is even a hotel available for those that don't like camping. Convenience store for snacks and food available, vending machines for after hours, and restaurant in the hotel.

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Additional Information about Mammoth Cave

Address: 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
Phone Number: 270 758 2180 / 270-758-2417
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Mammoth Cave National Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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