We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mammoth Cave National Park

1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
+1 270-758-2180
Review Highlights
Natures wonder

We went on the self Guided tour . The price was right. The walk down is easy. The stairs were easy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toledo, Ohio
Great place!

We took two different tours and both were so well managed and educational. Our Ranger was so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shari T
Newton, Kansas
via mobile
Read all 2,889 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dripstones tour” (285 reviews)
“mammoth cave” (631 reviews)
“historic tour” (572 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
+1 270-758-2180
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (2,889)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 2,840 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We went on the self Guided tour . The price was right. The walk down is easy. The stairs were easy to navigate. We went the temperature was in the high 90s with a very high heat index once in the caves the temperature was...More

Thank sanchezlobo01
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took two different tours and both were so well managed and educational. Our Ranger was so knowledgeable and interesting. Great place for families. They even go out of their way to accommodate disabilities when possible.

1  Thank Shari T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We're on the 4th generation visiting this cave, and visited again this year. All the tours are somewhat different, and all are wonderful. Mammoth Cave continues to be one of the best natural experiences in the eastern USA. Don't miss it! Book your tickets online...More

Thank DavidLou
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our brief trip to Mammoth Cave National Park. We arrived the night before our reserved cave tour date and walked through the visitor's center. That was very interesting. A nice volunteer/employee said we could pick up our reserved tickets already and then wouldn't...More

1  Thank amygoe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow! An amazing place to visit. The campground is with in walking distance to the trails.. many different tour options... beautiful natural caves.. I would recommend this to anyone.

Thank jdavison0479
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on self guided tour.... The Cavern was great AND cool ( temp)... As I said we were on self guided.... Towards the beginning there's a fork in the path.... For goodness sake stay left we made a mistake and went left and a...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited on a Saturday in July - so we only had a couple of tours to choose from when we got to the park. If you want a specific tour, buy tickets before you arrive because all the tours that presell tickets will sell...More

Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the Historic Tour which to me is on the high end of moderate because to the "tower stairs" are numerous stairs up at one time. This probably was not the best tour for people who aren't used to doing stairs. We required a...More

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the frozen Niagara and the self guiding tour. Both were very interesting. Our guide was very knowledgeable. You must buy your tickets on line. Tours fill up quickly.

Thank BLMerce
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this park on a day trip, but could have easily spent a week in this area. The park alone offers so much. We made the mistake of not making reservations so all the tours were booked by the time we...More

1  Thank T H
Nearby Restaurants
Green River Grill
9 reviews
2.18 km away
Crystal Lake Coffee Shop
71 reviews
.21 km away
5 reviews
3.54 km away
96 reviews
2.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mammoth Cave Adventures
371 reviews
6.20 km away
Sand Cave
7 reviews
.00 km away
Cedar Sink Trail
47 reviews
6.36 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jennifer V
24 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from KevinMcGr | Reviewed this property |
we saw people carrying really young kids but didn't notice any carrier's. there are some tight section and some are really short on head room so I doubt you would be very cautious about what you brought. also since we are... More
12 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry it took so long to answer. I have not be on the Historical tour but I have to tell you the Drips and Domes they will like. I don't know how they structured the historical tour to know if they will like it better... More
29 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Leniece L | Reviewed this property |
My daughter always gets cold and she had her jacket off most of the time. You are walking the whole time and that keeps you warm. If you are a cold nature person, I might would take one just to be safe.