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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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Interesting Tours...Lots of Walking

My husband and I were taken to the park by family members who wanted us to experience the caves... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vancouver, WA
Cave Tour Historical

Way different national park in that everything is underground. Need to be prepared to hike down... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Barrington, Illinois
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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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1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
+1 270-758-2180
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were taken to the park by family members who wanted us to experience the caves. There a variety of different tours and we only took two...one was self guided. This is definitely not for people who are claustrophobic or have mobility...More

Thank colt123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Way different national park in that everything is underground. Need to be prepared to hike down into caves about 500 feet. Although there are recently finished paths there are areas which require sure footing, bending into smaller areas, low ceilings (watch your head), some areas...More

2  Thank bigz60156
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great to see the caves but a lot of walking. Read about each tour to see if you are up to it. The descriptions are very accurate. But, they do not mention the hill you have to walk down and back up. Park rangers are...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went by myself on a road trip from Florida to Kentucky. Very exciting. Did two excursions. Both great. Trails above ground also worth it. There are also other activities (fishing, canoing, biking, you name it) that I did't do because lack of time. But, go

Thank Victoria Q
Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend & I came for 2 tours but we could have spent days here! Caves and features were breathtaking and the tour guides (Park Rangers) were quite knowledgeable and inspiring. Recreation.gov website is accurate on what's required and endurance levels of the tours available....More

3  Thank lisainwisco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the self guided tour. A lot of the guided tours were sold out. The self guided tour was great. If you time it right, like after the guided tour has left, the main cave is pretty empty. If you do the self guided...More

1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Mammoth Cave National Park is more than a one-day adventure. Stay at the Mammoth Cave Hotel, arrange for one of the National Park Service's several cave tours and also enjoy in other recreational activities available to visitors, including surface hikes, canoeing on...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away in the pretty hills and forests of Kentucky is this welcoming national park. It was fairly quiet when we were there in August (think many schools had already started) yet the cave tours were busy and many were sold out. I took advice...More

5  Thank JCJake
Reviewed 1 week ago

While waiting for the Domes and Dripstones tour, I also took the self guided tour of the historic entrance. As the domes & dripstones includes the frozen Niagara tour. If you want a shorter experience just take the Frozen Niagara tour which is the most...More

1  Thank joepaulsenngoro2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mammoth Cave is a popular destination! There are lots of different tours for different lengths of time and ability levels, as well as for different views within the cave. We had set aside a full day for this visit on a weekday during the week...More

1  Thank ErinH244
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Abe M
18 August 2017|
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Response from KyReserve | Reviewed this property |
Not a good idea unless you call and ask what is the slowest day of the year. But, the park will have reduced staff too. They often sell out days in advance.
14 August 2017|
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Response from BATC1 | Reviewed this property |
We did the historic tour and the domes and dripstones tours in the same day with our six year old and he handled both well but he says historic was his favorite.
Daniel G
2 August 2017|
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Response from sanchezlobo01 | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the restaurant . Plenty of picnic areas. Did not try restaurant.