Mammoth Cave National Park is increasing recreational access and services to the park beginning Monday, June 1. The park will reopen limited access to a self-guided Extended Historic Cave Tour as well as limited access to the park’s visitor center. The park's campgrounds are scheduled to be open with limited access on June 11.
Make sure to visit our website at www.nps.gov/maca for more information about our reopening and to help you plan ahead for a safe and memorable visit to the park! We look forward to welcoming you back!
Is the campground to be opened to tent camping as well
Are the restrooms at the visitor center accessible?
What about that ferry....when will it be operational again..... it's..what a year behind schedule...
Mammoth Cave National Park, I understand that your campground will open on the 11th. When I try to reserve a camping spot it's showing that all sites are first come first serve. Does this mean I won't be able to reserve a site? My family are planning on staying for a full week. Would like to know that we will have something available for us before making the 5 hour trip.
Is the green river ferry still scheduled to open back up in late spring or has that been pushed back?
Is the ferry open yet? If not what is the date it will open?
Due to Covid19, there are some changes this summer for visiting the park and for touring the cave. We want to protect all who visit and all the park staff this summer. Park facilities will open as of June 1st. Due to Covid19 restrictions there will be one cave tour available, the "Extended Historic Tour". Here is a video regarding changes at the park this summer. Please click on the link for details on our cave tour and additional park information. www.nps.gov/maca/planyourvisit/summer-schedule-2020.htm... See MoreSee Less
This is a global pandemic. Face masks should not be optional, as we know they are a viable protective option. It’s not even a true inconvenience, it is the least we can do to insure each other’s safety—this is irresponsible and intentionally ignorant leadership that will lead to increased viral transmission.
Thank you for at least managing to offer one cave tour. I'm glad I got to see Frozen Niagra with my son back in September before everything changed. It's starting to feel like I'll never get more chances to see or do anything with him that isn't online.
Do NPS annual passes work here?
The cave tour reservations don’t seem to be open yet. Maybe soon?
Hi, we were planning on the Frozen Niagara tour pre Covid shutdown. Is the tour being offered suitable for children?
Thank you! Great video- stay safe out there.
Mammoth Cave National Park, I understand that your campground will open on the 11th. When I try to reserve a camping spot it's showing that all sites are first come first serve. Does this mean I won't be able to reserve a site? My family are planning on staying for a full week for the dates of June 13th-20th. Would like to know that we will have something available for us before making the 5 hour trip.
Great job friends!
Are there any restrictions on backcountry permits for camping along the Green?
Bummer that we’ll miss the tours we really wanted to do.
Looking forward to seeing you in August
Will the Green River Ferry be running this summer?
Is the Green River Ferry still scheduled to open late spring or will that be pushed back as well?
Very good information.
Is there a self guided tour too or just that one?
Dustin new update
Caves will be open when we go Sophia Lilly !!
Rhys Joaquin good video
Pam Bores. Is the Smith reunion still a go for here?
Crawling around under the bed? Mistaking birds for bats? Talking to stuffed animals? The Park Rangers at Mammoth Cave National Park sure miss the cave! We're excited to have you back here with us again soon, but in the meantime, here's our attempt at adapting to the surface..
A version of this video with a descriptive audio track is available. To access this version, please follow the link in the description of the video shared below, or visit the Mammoth Cave National Park YouTube channel and select the video, "Cavers Adapting to the Surface with Descriptive Audio". Both videos have closed captions available.
That was awesome! 🦇 Honestly, it’s 100% valid. Doing bat counts underground all winter and now back doing bat counts late at night at backcountry cave entrances, it feels unnatural to be out in the daylight. I miss the sight and sounds of visitors!
I am so looking forward to be able to visit the cave June 10th when I'll be in Bowling Green a couple of days earlier! I'll keep looking at the NPS website for updates!
The only thing bad about this video is that we didn’t think of it first! Mammoth Cave for the win!!!!! Don’t drink anything while watching this video it will come back out your nose!!!!!!!!😂😝😍😂😝 Ashley Vedvig Tate Phillip