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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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Yes, It Is The Longest

The longest cave system in the world, but not on par visually with many others across the country... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
VillagerRick
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The Villages, FL
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Fascinating Underground World

Came to the Park on a hot day in May - the tour was fantastic! We took the tour for "Fat Man's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kedalion1
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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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” (702 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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"visitor center"
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"domes dripstones"
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"frozen niagara"
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"two hours"
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"stalactites and stalagmites"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The longest cave system in the world, but not on par visually with many others across the country. This is a diverse cave system, and there is enough variety of things to see depending on what tour you chose (there is a lot here that...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came to the Park on a hot day in May - the tour was fantastic! We took the tour for "Fat Man's Misery" - I'm a 6ft tall BMI of 29 and I had no problem getting through. The tour was very interesting but mostly...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did one of the cave tours and it was pretty neat. Though it's a bit different from Carlsbad but still fun. All the national parks are pretty good.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on two cave tours. All I can say is that it is amazing. Wish I had brought my boys here when they were younger.. The tour guides were great and very knowledgeable. I would recommend this place to every family whose children are over...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love mammoth cave....we are a 4 hour drive away so not terribly far. This is my third time. We did the domes and dripstones tour which was excellent. Our ranger was hilarious and had so much knowledge of the cave. The tour itself was...More

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Of the gems in the US National Park system, this is also a UN World Heritage site. This a worthy visit for a full day. It is easy to find one's way around and it is well organized. Cave tours are graded on difficulty before...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The rangers were awesome. The caves gorgeous. The cafe delicious. Visitors center was organized , people were helpful. I would say the only thing is don't take the side road to get there. There is a main exit off the freeway. Don't take the one...More

Thank sansa31
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two nights in the Woodland Cottages located inside Mammoth Cave National Park. We went on 3 different cave tours. One tour entered through the Historic Entrance. One tour focused on Frozen Niagara - a short tour that features all the stalactites, stalagmites and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Am amazing time! Loved every minute of it. We had a small group and two guides that were excellent, personable and knowledgeable.

Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a tour that was about 1 1/2 hours. It was the basic tour, but we had a phenomenal tour guide in Ranger Jerry. He told so many stories of the caves that it really brought it to life for us. They have many different...More

Thank Jason W
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Karla C
23 April 2018|
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Response from Banchansky | Reviewed this property |
We were welcome to have our drink with us, I sincerely doubt they would deny you a medical necessity in a National Park. I’m sure you could contact them prior to your visit for reassurance though.
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temple574
8 April 2018|
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Response from Casey R | Reviewed this property |
We couldn’t get through all the caves, and they are close together. Some areas you have to crawl, but those caves they tell you what to expect.
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