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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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beautiful natural wonder

The caves are amazing. If you have never visited then you don't know what you are missing. I can't... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
seriouslysydney
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Glasgow, Kentucky
A Natural Wonder

Definitely an incredible place to visit. We took two cave tours and both were interesting but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dawn M
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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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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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“dripstones tour” (300 reviews)
“mammoth cave” (656 reviews)
“historic tour” (601 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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Reviewed 4 days ago

The caves are amazing. If you have never visited then you don't know what you are missing. I can't wait to come back and do another tour.

Thank seriouslysydney
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely an incredible place to visit. We took two cave tours and both were interesting but where comfortable shoes, it is a lot of walking. The trails and hiking around the park are also worth exploring. It rained our entire visit thanks to Irma but...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The historic tour was good to provide information about the tour. However I wish I knew a couple things before I went. First, the guide stops and waits for everyone to join him before sharing stories so no need to run to the front of...More

Thank Ta E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are several tours to select from. We selected the Historical Tour. Be advised...even during the off season one will need to purchase tickets in advance. They ran 6 tours the day we were there and all sold out with 112 people on each tour....More

1  Thank Holly R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This Park is a little different then most National Parks we have been to. The first thing we noticed was there is no admission fee. There was however fees to take any of the several cave tours offered. Our Access Card which usually gives us...More

Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed 6 days ago

When we got there all of the tours for the day were sold out except the Accessibility Tour. Having recent knee surgery, this was fine for me. We were driven to a spot about a mile from the cave entrance and taken by elevator down...More

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Thank MLE0904
Reviewed 6 days ago

This national park is all about the underworld: the largest cave system in the world, with hunderds of miles of caves. It is not possible to explore the caves on your own, you have to book a tour at the visitor's center or online. The...More

Thank Josbob
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the tour through mammoth cave, it was tight in places so it probably wouldn't be good for those who don't like closed places and the hike is more than a stroll in the park so dress accordingly. The ranger guide was very informative...More

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could spend an entire week in Mammoth Cave Park and still not have time to take all the different cave tours and hiking paths. There is beauty everywhere and the guides on the cave tours are very knowledgeable about the area and it's history....More

Thank stevieray2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rangers and staff at Mammoth Caves are very friendly and welcoming. As with other reviews, it is definitely worth going online to book your tours. We wanted an 11am tour, but had to take a 9.15am one instead as the later was already booked...More

Thank Jody M
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Abe M
18 August 2017|
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Response from mlcdpt | Reviewed this property |
By 8 am (when visitor center opens) the line was 100+ long. Everything except self guided was sold out almost immediately. Book online and just pickup at will-call for sure unless you're only doing the self guided tour
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kblondie212
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.
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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.
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