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Mammoth Cave National Park

1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
+1 270-758-2180
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A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“in advance” (223 reviews)
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1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
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+1 270-758-2180
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"dripstones tour"
in 339 reviews
"in advance"
in 223 reviews
"mammoth cave"
in 718 reviews
"historic tour"
in 660 reviews
"visitor center"
in 219 reviews
"domes dripstones"
in 99 reviews
"ahead of time"
in 90 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 141 reviews
"frozen niagara"
in 197 reviews
"two hours"
in 114 reviews
"stalactites and stalagmites"
in 65 reviews
"make reservations"
in 61 reviews
"hour tour"
in 151 reviews
"above ground"
in 103 reviews
"violet city"
in 60 reviews
"on line"
in 47 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 38 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very Nice place,friendly staff,All kinds of Cave Tours! Beautiful Country! Also had live deer come up to us at the Park,My grandchildren fed them some bread we had, don't worry ,they were young! But then other people started doing it! The Ranger said people camping...More

2  Thank Debbie W
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Before I get into this review the first thing you should know and do is to get your tickets for any of these tours online in advance. This is especially true in the summer because they can sell out way in advance. The park itself...More

Thank Snowybears
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the self-guided (most of Historic) and Domes & Dripstones tours. The self-guided was wonderful, very few people and plenty of time to wonder at the marvel of the caves. The Dome & Dripstones tour downside was too many people, parents trying to amuse...More

Thank Vivadefiesta
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited on Aug 10- Aug 12th, 2018. We camped in the Mammoth Cave Campground. We stayed in the nonelectric tent sites. The sites are well kept and have plenty of room so you don't feel crowded into other campers' sites. There is also ample...More

Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We seen the signs just off the highway we decided to make a small detour on our road trip to check it out and it was well worth it. We did the self guided tour and it was a great experience only about 30 minute...More

Thank Carolynn W
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Reviewed 4 days ago

These were both good tours of the cave. The warnings they give should not put you off. I have a handicapped family member with a fear of climbing and he did just fine. Expect to move along as the distances are great and groups are...More

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our plans changed and we had to change our tour from the Dripstones tour to the Accessible tour. We were disappointed at first, but were delighted in the end. You drive in your own vehicle, following a ranger’s truck, to the entrance. An elevator takes...More

Thank AndyB5542
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is my second Wild Cave Tour. The first was in 2009, and I returned as my daughter is now old enough to go (min age 16). Our guides were Ashley and Alisha and they were confidence inspiring, encouraging, and knowledgeable about the Cave and...More

Thank Kelvin H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took 3 cave tours in 2 days. Well worth the money. One of the tours did have a lot of people on it so it wasn't as informative and had to wait for stragglers. Make sure you can walk the 2 1/2 miles as...More

Thank nyclevelandfan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mammoth Cave was on our bucket list, so we were looking forward to the visit. Following the great advice here, we booked in advance (You MUST do this, as tours fill up - we arrived at 8:15 for our 9:00 tour and the day was...More

2  Thank John P
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August 10, 2018|
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Response from dud3lik3whoa |
There usually is. Just have to keep an eye out for the "Winter Schedule" (not posted yet) and it will give a list of the tours available. :)
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crafty0712
July 23, 2018|
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Response from BuckeyeAdventures | Reviewed this property |
My kid is 10. We did Historic Tour and Domes and Dripstones Tour. He was fine with both, but I think Historic was a bit too long and boring for him. He's not much of a hiker. Domes and Dripstones was great, cause it's less... More
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ducttaped007
July 6, 2018|
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Response from WG2013 |
Apparently there is a self discovery tour section - should be on their website or they can help you at the park.
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