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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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A Very 'Cool' Experience

My son and I took the Domes and Dripstones tour at Mammoth Cave. We booked online a few weeks in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jon K
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Hilliard, Ohio
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Overnight stay

Was half the price of a KOA a few miles down the road. Campsite was clean, staff very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
F4574XGpaul
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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” (294 reviews)
“mammoth cave” (645 reviews)
“historic tour” (590 reviews)
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1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My son and I took the Domes and Dripstones tour at Mammoth Cave. We booked online a few weeks in advanced and glad we did as all tours were sold out during our weekend at the park. $15/ person on this 2 hour tour and...More

Thank Jon K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was half the price of a KOA a few miles down the road. Campsite was clean, staff very helpful and friendly.

Thank F4574XGpaul
Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing stop on our road trip through KY. We made the mistake of not booking our tour online ahead of time, this is a must do if you want to go on a more popular tour. For example, I wanted to see the TB...More

Thank Sally_P101
Reviewed 2 days ago

My parents took me to Mammoth Cave, and now I am taking my own child. The cave is special and the grounds are beautiful. If you are deciding on tours, I highly recommend the Historic Tour. You get to enter through the traditional opening and...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 3 days ago

We parked several days and rested up at the campground in Mammoth Cave National Park. Cost was very reasonable and we could walk to the visitor center and hotel restaurant. We recommend the guided tours which have a fee. There are also cute cabins available....More

1  Thank KD4ML
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Careful if you're claustrophobic, otherwise go for it. This is so cool. There is history, science, adventure, nature, something for everyone. The one tour we did was amazing. There are lots of others but book ahead as they fill up early. You can spend so...More

1  Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic. There are a few hundred steps up a steel fire type tower at the end to be aware of. The tour guide mentions this a few times before you begin so you can change your tickets if that is not easy for you. The...More

1  Thank patrickhS3831ZM
Reviewed 4 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 4 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 5 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
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Abe M
18 August 2017|
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Response from Jessica K | Reviewed this property |
Most tours sell out days in advance. There is a small amount of self guided, short tours that have spots for "walk ins," but they're not the "best" tours, or the most to see. Best to read the descriptions of the tours and... More
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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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