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Here at Mammoth Cave National Park we honor our Veterans and we invite you to honor yours. Write the name, branch and home state, and hang it on our Veterans tree in the visitor center. ... See MoreSee Less
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Veterans Day 2018
Veterans Day is rooted in the armistice of World War 1 which occurred on November 11, 1918. Following the war, the date was dedicated as a day of reflection. As memorials were erected around the nation to recognize local servicemen, two monuments were consecrated to represent the nation inside Mammoth Cave. Veterans Day 2018 provides the dual opportunity to honor our veterans while we commemorate the centennial of the armistice of the Great War. Mammoth Cave’s Great War Memorial is visible on the Mammoth Passage Tour. ... See MoreSee Less
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Mammoth Cave Offers Free Tours on Veterans Day
Mammoth Cave National Park will offer free Mammoth Passage cave tours on Sunday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Tours will depart from the Visitor Center at 10 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. (Central Time).
Cave tour participants must pick up a free ticket in the Visitor Center before going on a tour. The ¾-mile, 1¼-hour Mammoth Passage tour is limited to 70 people, and requires a walk down and up a steep path to the Historic Entrance and 160 steps. The tour visits the Rotunda, one of the largest rooms within the cave, explores a vast canyon passageway, and discusses a 19th-century saltpeter mining operation and the geologic origins of Mammoth Cave.
Each year the National Park Service offers several fee free days to provide the opportunity for the public to visit a new place or return to an old favorite, especially one of the national parks that normally charge a fee. Mammoth Cave encourages you to #FindYourPark and discover the wonders of nature. ... See MoreSee Less