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Mammoth Cave National Park

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Address: 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
Phone Number: (270) 758-2180
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A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.

A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.

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Mammoth Cave

Mammoth Cave is so cool. I mean literally it feels so good(54deg) when it is 90deg outside. It was awesome that our route form our B&B tooks us over the Green River by ferry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Saint Paris, Ohio
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Saint Paris, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mammoth Cave is so cool. I mean literally it feels so good(54deg) when it is 90deg outside. It was awesome that our route form our B&B tooks us over the Green River by ferry? Many tours to take(reservations may be required). We thoroughly enjoyed the Domes and Dripstones tour and the Great Onyx lantern tour. Picnicking, hiking, horseback riding etc... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were in Western Kentucky to attend one of the college football games and decided to take a few of our 4th grade football players including my son to see the Mammoth Cave. Now I will say that you are going there and do not know exactly how to get there to print off directions or have your phone in... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

*Please note that the park is in the Central Time Zone. We noticed this confused some visitors.* We chose to do the 'Domes and Dripstones' tour. If you're debating about what tour to do we can offer this perspective: The Domes and Dripstones tour is an extended Frozen Niagra tour in our opinion. If you just do the Frozen Niagra... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get here early or reserve your tour online, as they fill very quickly. We didn't take a long, guided tour...just the Discovery Tour ($5) through some of the first, main 'rooms' within the cave. There is a downhill walk to the entrance, which is worse on the way up if you're out of shape. There are benches along the walk... More 

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Tompkinsville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a day walking the trails and what an experience that was. Great scenery and if you decide to bring water and be in good shape was worth it though had a great time.

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Columbia City IN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived at Mammoth Cave, not knowing which tour we wanted to take (we had taken the Historic Tour in the past but it was closed for repair to the trails). We chose the Domes and Dripstones Tour. It was a two hour tour. We boarded a reconditioned school bus (no air conditioning) for a 10 minute ride to the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were on a Family Reunion and staying at Jellystone Park Resort. We, of course, took a very short drive to Mammoth Cave N.P. Parking is free. They have a wonderful visitor's center with a nice gift shop that offers a Veteran's Discount. Here you can purchase tickets to all the various cave tours that MCNP has to offer. For... More 

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had reservations for 2 nights in a little cabin on the grounds. It had a/c, mini frig that we really appreciated as it was very hot and humid in July. Also had reservations for 2 of the cave tours but took other walking tours. Loved them all. It was so peaceful at dusk. Tour guides were excellent, including the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at Mammoth Caves on our way home from FL. We did the Dome and Dripstones Tour. It was 2 hours of wonderful cave experience. Our Rangers were wonderful. Very knowledgeable and open to questions. Some of the steps got steep and narrow but overall was very enjoyable! Would love to go back to try another tour and visit... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this park. We did three cave tours and they were all different and all amazing. Wish we had time to do more. Rangers are so friendly and really know their stuff. The visitor center is beautiful. The campground needs a little updating as well as the laundry and showers. Make sure you wear walking shoes such as sneakers... More 

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