Mammoth Cave National Park News
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Sobriety and Safety Checkpoints at Mammoth Cave
March 23, 2023 | 3:02 pm
Mammoth Cave National Park law enforcement officers will conduct periodic sobriety and safety checkpoints on park roadways and riverways for the remainder of 2023.
Mammoth Cave National Park to Reopen Visitor Services on Tuesday, March 7
March 6, 2023 | 4:11 pm
All visitor services, including cave tours, visitor center operations, and the Green River Ferry will reopen at Mammoth Cave National Park on Tuesday, March 7. The Mammoth Cave Campground is open, but there will be no power at the comfort stations. Flint Ridge, Joppa Ridge, North Houchins, Ugly Creek, and Dennison Ferry Road remain closed.
Mammoth Cave National Park Cave Tours and Green River Ferry Will Remain Closed on Monday, March 6
March 5, 2023 | 4:07 pm
The Mammoth Cave National Park Visitor Center, cave tours, Green River Ferry, Mammoth Cave Campground, and all secondary roads will remain closed on Monday, March 6 due to a lack of power and internet service. Staff have been working with Kentucky Utilities (KU) to restore power as quickly as possible.
Mammoth Cave National Park Cave Tours and Ferry Closed on Sunday, March 5
March 4, 2023 | 2:13 pm
Mammoth Cave National Park cave tours, the Green River Ferry, Mammoth Cave Campground, and all secondary roads including the Green River Ferry Road will be closed on Sunday, March 5. There is no power or internet service to the park’s visitor center, hotel, or administrative areas and the cave tour ticket office cannot retrieve or process cave tour reservations or tickets.
Mammoth Cave National Park Closed on Saturday March 4
March 3, 2023 | 5:15 pm
Mammoth Cave National Park roads, cave tours, Green River Ferry services, and the Mammoth Cave Campground will be closed on Saturday, March 4 so park crews may safely remove fallen trees along roadways and within visitor areas. Park operations are expected to resume on Sunday, March 5, but the campground will remain closed until Monday, March 6.
Aerial Study of White-Tailed Deer in Mammoth Cave National Park
February 16, 2023 | 9:15 am
An aerial population study of white-tailed deer residing inside the boundaries of Mammoth Cave National Park will take place in the early morning hours on Sunday, February 19. The study is scheduled to begin after midnight and will provide a baseline population census of white-tailed deer inside the park. People living in proximity of the park’s boundary might notice comparatively low-flying aircraft during the study period.
Mammoth Cave National Park Presents Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra with Special Guest Yo-Yo Ma
January 18, 2023 | 9:15 am
Mammoth Cave National Park and will host two special musical performances by the Louisville Orchestra featuring famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma inside Mammoth Cave on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at 11 am and 3 pm CDT. The performances will be led by the Musical Director of the Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams, and celebrate the history and culture of Mammoth Cave and how natural environments can provide artistic inspiration. Tickets for the event will be distributed by a lottery process through Recreation.gov beginning Monday, January 30.
Mammoth Cave National Park to Host Cave Sing on December 4
November 8, 2022 | 1:33 pm
Mammoth Cave National Park will host the 43rd annual Cave Sing celebration on Sunday, December 4, 2022. The free holiday event will feature live musical performances by the Lindsey Wilson College Singers Mammoth Cave’s own cave guide, Hillary Sward, and the Band Table Singers.
Flint Ridge Road to close October 5 for tree removal and trimming
October 4, 2022 | 6:00 am
Mammoth Cave National Park will close Flint Ridge Road from Mammoth Cave Entrance Road to its intersection with Park Ridge Road from 7 am to 2:30 pm on Wednesday, October 5.
Brownsville Road closure in Mammoth Cave National Park extended until morning of September 17
September 14, 2022 | 3:46 pm
The road closure of Brownsville Road (KY-70E) from the Mammoth Cave Parkway to the Brownsville Entrance of Mammoth Cave National Park is extended through 7 am Saturday, September 17. The temporary road closure is required for crews to complete fog sealing on the roadway. The road was set to reopen Friday morning, but the contractor has requested additional time to complete the work.