fbpx
Loading...Loading Park Alerts...

Park Alerts (2)

***Discover Our Parks, LLC takes no responsability in the accuracy of these alerts, which are taken directly from NPS.gov, and we provide them for informational purposes only. Please refer to NPS.gov for more information.

Park Menu

UNESCO Designations

"Old Fashion" Maps

Because most national parks don't have cell service!

(The below links are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we'll earn a commission if you click one and make a purchase. An easy way to help support us if you're going to buy one anyway!)

SPONSORED ADVERTISMENT

Mammoth Cave National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Mammoth Cave National Park - News section for more.

  • National Park Week begins with the annual Wildflower Day celebration and free Discovery Cave Tour at Mammoth Cave National Park

    April 15, 2024 | 11:00 am

    Mammoth Cave National Park will kick off National Park Week with the annual Wildflower Day celebration and a day of free self-guided Discovery cave tours on Saturday, Apr. 20. The Wildflower Day activities begin at 8:30 a.m. CDT and the Discovery Tour will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public with no tickets or reservations required.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Mammoth Cave National Park Volunteer Clean-up for Earth Day and National Volunteer Week

    April 15, 2024 | 7:00 am

    Mammoth Cave National Park will host a volunteer cleanup event on Sat., April 20 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT in honor of Earth Day and National Volunteer Week. Participants will spend the morning cleaning litter and debris along park roadways, trails, and visitor use areas, such as campgrounds and picnic areas.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Sloan’s Crossing Pond area reopens after rehabilitation at Mammoth Cave National Park

    March 27, 2024 | 11:45 am

    The Sloan’s Crossing Pond trail and picnic area at Mammoth Cave National Park is now open for public use. The area has been closed since October 2023 for a rehabilitation project to the wooden boardwalk that circles the pond. Work included installation of new decking material and the repair of existing overlook and seating areas.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Revitalized Mammoth Cave Hotel Unveiled: A Monumental Project Funded by the Great American Outdoors Act

    March 22, 2024 | 3:35 pm

    Mammoth Cave National Park officials and invited guests gathered at The Lodge at Mammoth Cave on Friday, Mar. 22 to mark the completion of the Mammoth Cave Hotel Roof Replacement Project. The project was funded through the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) Legacy Restoration Fund and fixed major structural issues with the park’s main hotel building.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Two new species of ancient sharks identified through research at Mammoth Cave National Park

    February 1, 2024 | 7:00 am

    Two new-to-science species of ctenacanth shark fossils have been discovered through the ongoing Paleontological Resources Inventory (PRI) at Mammoth Cave National Park. The two sharks, Troglocladodus trimblei and Glikmanius careforum, were identified by fossils collected from Mammoth Cave in Kentucky and northern Alabama.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Black History Month Programs at Mammoth Cave National Park

    January 25, 2024 | 8:53 am

    Mammoth Cave National Park will present a series of ranger-led talks, guided walks, and off-site presentations that highlight contributions of African Americans to the tourism, exploration, and development of Mammoth Cave.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Mammoth Cave National Park increases public fees in early 2024

    December 13, 2023 | 3:09 pm

    Mammoth Cave National Park will increase fees for cave tours and picnic shelter reservations on Mar. 1, 2024.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • View the Geminids Meteor Shower at Mammoth Cave National Park

    December 11, 2023 | 10:30 am

    Mammoth Cave National Park will host a special viewing event for the Geminids Meteor Shower on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. The Geminids Meteor Shower is a favorite amongst stargazers and is known for its bright and fast meteors which can be spotted at almost 50 an hour.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Mammoth Cave National Park Announces Open Fire Restriction

    November 16, 2023 | 10:48 am

    Due to elevated fire danger, Mammoth Cave National Park officials have placed a burn restriction on all open fires in the park effective immediately. The restriction applies to the use of campfires in the park’s three front country campgrounds and in all back-country campsites and picnic areas. Gas camp stoves are permitted but should be watched closely during use.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Mammoth Cave National Park to Host Cave Sing on December 3

    November 15, 2023 | 8:00 am

    Mammoth Cave National Park will host the 44th annual Cave Sing celebration on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023, at 2 p.m. CST. The free holiday event will feature musical performances in the cave by The Band Table Singers and The Caveman Chorus.

    Read more at nps.gov