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Mammoth Cave National Park

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Address: 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
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+1 270-758-2180
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Great stay; cabin within walking distance to information and food. Several cave options to choose from. Having a cafeteria nearby is quite handy, as well as the info desk. Also... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Babenhausen, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we visited the Mammoth Caves in October, this place was packed full with people. The tour was not very informative and compared with the "Lewis and Clark Caverns" and the "Carlsbad Caves" this is not so interesting.

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Silver Spring
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great stay; cabin within walking distance to information and food. Several cave options to choose from. Having a cafeteria nearby is quite handy, as well as the info desk. Also near other site to see as well.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a fantastic time on the tour. There are lots of steps but plenty of breaks so it really wasn't strenuous. The cave is beautiful and our ranger Nate, was incredibly interesting, knowledgeable and funny. We had a very small group (about 25 people). This tour can accommodate up to 120 people in the summer - this may be... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were here during a weekend Cub Scout trip. Unfortunately, the schedule for the trip was pretty packed so we were only here for one tour, Domes & Dripstones. We got there early enough to check out the museum in the visitor's center and it had lots of very good information about how the caves came to be and the... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife (she 60) and I (65) very much enjoyed the two hour domes tour. Lots of steps but plenty of rest stops for our group of 24 people. Very knowledgeable guide who also gave a ranger talk prior to departure. We also walked trails near visitor center. Well worth the cost. Visitor center has informative movies and displays.

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Thank Scottwittchow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent weekend away spent below ground in the amazing Mammoth Caves. We did two tours in one day (very doable). Our guides where outstanding, well informed & we learned a ton about the cave system. I would definitely visit again & take some of the longer tours. (Ours where about an hour & 1/2 each.)

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florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great scenery lots of stairs make sure you are in shape bring food dining facilities are not the same as other parks

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The day at Mammoth started with a wild turkey parade - about 12 which when frightened flew off in all directions. Common around here I guess, but for those of us from not around here way cool. Then off to the visitor's center. By the way, don't follow the last instruction from your GPS which tells you to go right... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fetching Mrs. Rat and I drove south from Columbus for 4hrs. and 45 min. for a weekend at Mammoth Cave National Park. We have been to the park many times over the years but never during the first weekend in January. We stayed in the Mammoth Cave Motel (more on that in another review). We took the "Domes &... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned ahead and booked a tour for a Saturday morning. We did the Domes and Dripstones tour. The tour has a lot of stairs and tight spaces. The information was very interesting. The views within the cave were very fascinating. This cave was different than most other cave tours I have done because of the formation and rock of... More 

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