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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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The worlds largest cave system

I had known about this from reading National Geographic but never imagined I would get to see it in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Calgary, Canada
Awsome does not describe.

As we visited during the off season we were able to book our Historic tour the day of. During the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lesley M
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had known about this from reading National Geographic but never imagined I would get to see it in person. Amazing. We arrived without planning ahead. That was a mistake. All we could do was the basic tour which allowed us to walk into the...More

1  Thank CaptDrLarry
Reviewed 4 days ago

As we visited during the off season we were able to book our Historic tour the day of. During the high season I would recommend that you book ahead. The caves themselves were breathtaking with 400 miles of cave system. The tours do run on...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in on a whim, kind of impulsive, actually. Big mistake. When we went inside to purchase our admission tickets, all of the tours were full. We could wait another 1 1/2 hours to go on the next one, but chose not to. I...More

Thank Jamie V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There is SO much to do at this park! Make sure to give yourself 2 or 3 days here. The park offers several different Cave tours so it will take days to do them all. Also there are many miles of hiking trails above ground...More

Thank AppalachianWanderers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mammoth Caves are incredible. Huge and impressive. We were totally in awe that something like this exists. Loved learning about the history and the ongoing research that happens there today. Might be the quietest, darkest place I have ever been.

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mammoth Cave National Park is the home to Mammoth Cave, which is the world's largest known cave system. Mammoth Cave contains over 400 miles of explored chambers and passageways. An early guide, Stephen Bishop, described the cave as a "grand, gloomy and peculiar place." The...More

2  Thank Lenore R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped on our trip from Nashville to Chicago. Did the historic tour it was 2 hours long but seemed much shorter. We will be stopping again someday to see the rest of the tours. Very cool everyone loved it.

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed taking the "domes and dripstones" 90-minute tour here. The tour starts from the visitor center, with a 10-min bus ride from there to the cave entrance. The cave tour itself was moderately strenuous (stairs, narrow spaces) and we were inside the cave...More

Thank Ramya R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family took the Domes and Dripstones Tour. Quick bus ride to the opening of the cave and then the tour began with a 280 step staircase. There were a few people on our tour with toddlers who had a hard time walking down the...More

Thank cainfamof5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park ranger needs to go back for training. He ruined our whole visit and we would never return. He was a condescending retired teacher. He caused my husband to have a panic attack and never wants to go into another cave although we have...More

2  Thank AdventurousJanis
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2 November 2017|
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Response from Babydoll5180 | Reviewed this property |
I did walk all the steps. No problem for me. I live in high altitude so this could have helped me.
Jessica B
29 September 2017|
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Response from MLE0904 | Reviewed this property |
We took the accessible tour as all the others were sold out. It is a half mile walk into parts of the cave that are not seen on the other tours. It takes about an hour start to finish.