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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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Recently stayed at the park in one of their two room cabins. First night we slept with the windows and doors open because it was hot, only has ceiling fans, which we knew... read more

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Silver Spring
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently stayed at the park in one of their two room cabins. First night we slept with the windows and doors open because it was hot, only has ceiling fans, which we knew. Second night we closed up the place and broke out the blankets because it drop to the 50s. Worked out great, the Visitors Center and restaurant are... More 

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asheville,nc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its BIG.....very BIG....and very crowded. Well at least it was when I was there. I went on a friday and half the tours were already booked. Over 100 or so folks in the tour. (three bus loads) The tour I went on was domes and dripstones. Its about 2 hours with a bus ride to and from the cave entrance.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mammoth Cave is certainly one of the icons of National Parks. We have visited previously although not is several years. The park is greatly improved. More tours have been added so there are plenty of options to consider. I would very highly recommend reviewing the parks web site for tour options, times and prices. The tours often are sold out... More 

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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good for elderly. Somewhat biting otherwise. Definitely easy to walk,have to duck down in a couple of places. A good bit of the tour time is taken by the Ranger talking and the "short bus ride". Don't bother taking a real camera, it is to crowded to try to hold a camera steady enough. A phone camera works best. You... More 

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East Meadow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was by far the best cave tour I have ever been on. I took the Great Onyx tour, and it is only given in the months of September and October. The tour was about 2 1/2 hours. The cave is one the most natural and preserved caves, that is toured by the public. The tour guilds were great and... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Believe the advertising when it says lots of steps! There are several hundred at the beginning....they may be wet & they may be narrow. We were fortunate to be in a small grouping about 20. The guide, Ranger Charlie, was interesting, knowledgeable & pretty funny, but serious that this was a somewhat strenous 2 hour event. We were bussed to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lucky to get enthusiastic Ranger Jason as the lead guide.Quieter but pleasant Ranger Kevin was a good team mate. Small group of only about 35 made this tour so enjoyable. You didn't feel like you walked as many steps as you did b/c it was so outstanding. Frozen Niagara is not to be missed!

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Moab, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently visited Mammoth Cave and took the Domes and Dripstones Tour with my friends and their 5 year old son. The tour was well organized and the guide Bobby was very informative and entertaining. I really enjoyed the history and geology about the cave system. The tour was also the perfect length for a five year old. There are... More 

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Rome, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you skip this adventure, you will have missed one of natures great achievement. The cost is very low, for a senior with a US Parks Senior Pass, It was less than I paid for a hot dog the next day. This section of Kentucky is beautiful with rolling hills, mountains and man made lakes. The Caves offer 3 tours... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a place… fantastic! Well maintained, excellent park rangers guide you through the miles and miles of caves and tell you the history with a good sense of humor. New walkpaths have been built 2016 in the cave we saw. Picnic spots are close by the parking. Note: If you are overweight or have other health conditions this destination is... More 

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