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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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very cool

Our family took the Domes and Dripstones Tour. Quick bus ride to the opening of the cave and then... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ringgold, Georgia
Worst tour guide ever

This park ranger needs to go back for training. He ruined our whole visit and we would never... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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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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“mammoth cave” (686 reviews)
“historic tour” (638 reviews)
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1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
+1 270-758-2180
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Reviewed 4 days 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 4 days 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

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing public resource an hour and a half south of Louisville, a perfect place to spend a day on a road trip from there, with the General Patton Museum at Fort Knox, the Kentucky Railway Museum, Hidden River Cave and American Cave...More

1  Thank Grufnik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have longed to visit Mammoth Cave... after reading about it to my students years ago... as the largest caves in the US- I did not know it has the most extensive pathways (412 miles) in the world. Ok... even though they warn you of...More

Thank LizBrick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mammoth Cave is worth seeking out -- but the most important thing to know if PLAN AHEAD!! I went online about a week before my visit (right before the solar eclipse of August 2017, which it was very close to) and thought I would casually...More

Thank 208julie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the 2 cave tours, Drips & Domes and Historic. We felt like the tour was appropriately paced. Walking towards the front-middle allows you to stop and take pics and take it in a little bit, before moving on. Outside the caves is...More

Thank Brent R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Mammoth Cave for an anniversary trip. We were very impressed! The area was very peaceful and quiet. We took a tour of the Cave and really enjoyed it. We definitely plan to return and highly recommend this place!

Thank pamelaccrn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour of Mammoth Cave was informative and interesting. Our tour leader, Jason, was well informed, led an interesting tour and added information that made the tour exceptional.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to unseasonably warm weather that was a bit to taxing on our dog, we cut our camping trip short, but still had a great time and got to tour a cave. We did the Historical tour and found it very informative. Our tour guide...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first went to Mammoth Cave more than 35 years ago. Much has changed in the National Park. The cave has more mapped miles now. There is a spectacular new visitor's center. The whole operation is marvelous. Bu the cave truly is still a national...More

1  Thank Don B
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November 3, 2017|
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Response from Jimbenben2 | Reviewed this property |
I’d recommend that you look at the many photos that have been posted with TripAdvisor’s listing for Mammoth Cave. Those show the stairway at the cave entrance, as well as the pathway in the cave and the metal staircase near... More
Jessica B
September 30, 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.