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A Beautiful and Historic River

The best part about the Green River is taking the time to learn how it affected the cave structures... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Ben P
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Curtice, Ohio
The source of the caves construction

Today the Green was flowing briskly and moving lots of water and debris. We went to the ferry and... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
Chicagonative_7
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Chicago
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This 25-mile river flowing through Mammoth Cave National Park is great for canoeing, fishing or just plain swimming.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love watching these on the river. My grandkids loved skipping rocks and looking for minnows in the water.

Thank laurelboo
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went there looking for a float trip ended up on a canoe trip. First of all the river flows through dry counties. Second, when I say the river flows, that is an overstatement, it was an extremely slow moving body of water. Which may change...More

1  Thank Joshua M
Reviewed July 5, 2018

The two car ferry across Green River from Dog Creek Park to Mammoth Cave is such fun and it saves you about 40 minutes of driving all the way around.

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

The Green River is a pretty river. If you kayak, there are not any rapids or pretty rocks, so plan to use your muscles and patience. Saw a few turtles but really no other wildlife. There are also a couple old fashioned ferries which are...More

Thank FranknMary1
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The best part about the Green River is taking the time to learn how it affected the cave structures and early commerce of the region. It's a very historical and important feature if you take the time to look.

Thank Ben P
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Today the Green was flowing briskly and moving lots of water and debris. We went to the ferry and marveled at the history of these dozen or so ferries in the area. Quick ride at no charge will thrill the kids..... and adults, too!

1  Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Travel to Munfordville to see the river as it has many "green" history signs to tell the story of the battle in 1862 and locally are the battle fields to visit if you are so inclined. Also they tell about the people of the town...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I lived in this area for many years. This enabled me to go through most of the cave tours and enjoy many of the hiking trails. Folks, there is a reason this is one of the seven natural wonders on earth. Green River is so...More

2  Thank stevieray2014
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Alot of activities to do here including camping himing rafting and kayaking. The Green River flows through the Mammoth Cave National park area so many things to do for the family. Beautiful will come back.

Thank m w
Reviewed August 23, 2017

We hit the Green River by Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board with camping and fishing gear and five pairs of Certified Solar Eclipse Glasses for the weekend. We got perfect weather with it ranging in the 90's by day and lower 70's by night....More

5  Thank jenniebdot
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