Mammoth Cave Fun
Kentucky's Cave Country
Mammoth Cave Fun
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave
1002 Mammoth Cave Rd
Welcome to Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave in Cave City! We’re only 3 miles from the entrance to Mammoth Cave. We’re located in the heart of Kentucky’s Cave Country and offer 120 Campsites 20/30/50 amp electrical, water, sewer & primitive sites, 71 rental Cabins of various sizes, fire rings & picnic tables at all sites. For guests, we also offer free high speed Wi-fi to all campsites & cabins, 300 ft Waterslide, 2 swimming pools, kiddie pool, a Splash Pad & Jumping Pillow! We have a gazebo by the pond, & a game room. Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park is where you camp with friends, we offer activities & fun for the entire family!
744 Mammoth Cave Rd
Self guided outdoor museum with over 150 life-size dinosaurs. Children ages 3-12 can dig for fossils and keep their favorite three. New Dino Gem excavation. Pick a bag of mineral enriched mining rough and sift it out in the water sluice, keep your mineral and gem finds! Visit the Boneyard and uncover a life size dinosaur skeleton from under the sand. Visit the indoor museum & learn about dinosaur artifacts, Touch & Tell, Movie Cave, playground and the Mammoth Garden, all in addition to the Dinosaur Walk. Don’t miss the 5,000 square foot gift shop.Friendly Dogs on leaches are welcome.
101 Huckleberry Knob Rd
Onyx Cave was discovered in 1971 as a parking lot was being constructed for Guntown Mountain Amusement Park. The cave opened for tours in May of 1973. Onyx Cave is a wet cave that offers beautiful cave coral, a wall of cave bacon, and a 40 foot column. Cave tours are 30 minutes long and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. In addition to the cave tour, you'll find a variety of rocks, minerals, fossils, and books at the Onyx Cave Rock Shop.
Kentucky Action Park
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
We have the longest twin Zipline in KY! At the only Alpine Slide in Kentucky, you will begin by taking the scenic chairlift ride over 2000 feet to the top of the mountain. Get in your sled and off you go, ¼ mile of thrills and excitement for all ages! Enjoy riding go-carts, bumper cars & boats and chairlift. Play a round or 2 of Mini-Golf! Experience the challenge of the rock climbing wall and bungee trampoline. For more fun visit the gift shop, the Old Time Photo Shop or the Ice Cream Shop. We offer Ziplining, Horseback riding, Cave Tours and more!
Jesse James Riding Stables
Ky Action Park
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
There is nothing more exciting than horseback riding and what better place than in Kentucky! Jesse James Riding Stables is pleased to offer some of the gentlest horses in the area. Ride one of our gentle horses in cave country with over 500 acres of trails where Jesse James once roamed robbing banks and stage coaches and hiding out in caves such as the Outlaw Cave on the way to Mammoth Cave. We are one of the largest and oldest stables in KY.
Ky Action Park
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
Located at KY Action Park, Outlaw Cave is a 30-minute non-strenuous cave tour. This beautiful cave boasts natural formations and amazing large columns formed by nature from ceiling to floor. Come to Outlaw cave and enjoy a short and easy cave tour. This tour is perfect for anyone who does not want to do a lot of walking or stairs and is wheelchair accessible.
Green River Canoeing
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
We are Mammoth Cave National Park's Oldest Outfitter and are licensed to operate within Mammoth Cave National Park. Go Canoeing in the Beautiful Wilderness of Mammoth Cave National Park, we offer a large selection of canoe trips to fit all your canoeing needs. Canoe or kayak down the Green River though the Mammoth Cave National Park on trips ranging from just 3 hours to 2 nights or more! The Green and Nolin Rivers are easy paddling, family friendly, class one paddling trips suitable for all experience levels. Our river adventures are well suited to swimming, picknicking, camping, fishing and bird/nature watching. Several small islands welcome exploration.
Big Mike's Rock & Gift Shop
566 Old Mammoth Cave Rd
Kentucky's largest Rock Shop that carries a large selection of KY & Mammoth Cave souvenirs, rocks & collectibles including; T-shirts, hats, porcelain & handmade Indian dolls, glass figurines, pewter, knives, Indian artifacts & authentic Indian pottery & more.
Mammoth Cave National Park
1 Mammoth Cave Parkway
1-877-833-6777 (hearing impaired)
270-758-2180 (Park information)
EXPLORE Mammoth Cave National Park! A World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve and boasts the world's longest known cave system, with more than 400 miles explored. Upcoming Anniversary Celebrations: 200 Years of Guided Cave Tours, 100th Anniversary of National Park Service, 75th Anniversary of Mammoth Cave National Park, 35th Anniversary of World Heritage Site. Brave a cave, take a hike, ride a horse, ride your bike, paddle a canoe, camp under the stars, challenge the outdoors. Open year round except Christmas. All tours begin and end at the Visitor Center. Pets must be on a leash at all times. No pets are permitted in any cave; exception designated service animals. The hotel maintains a kennel; contact for availability 270-758-2225 or www.mammothcavehotel.com/contactus/
Mammoth Cave Adventures
1994 Roy Hunter Rd
Mammoth Cave Adventures welcomes you to a breathtaking getaway. We offer the first and original Canopy styled tour in the state. The course houses 2 separate courses that travel across 7 Zip Lines, spanning over 60 acres of rolling-high-ridged hills. A primary course of 5 ziplines and a secondary course that includes 4 ziplines and each course carries its own weight restrictions. The Lines will have you weaving in and out of deep green canopies and over lush open meadows, traveling anywhere form 600 feet to 950 feet at speeds of 20 to 40 MPH. In addition to the Zip Lines you will experience the excitement of walking in the tree tops with the 2 Sky Bridges or the exhilaration of being cast up into the air on a Giant Super Swing. Take a Leap of Faith when you Step off the 70 foot Mammoth Cave Drop Tower the ONLY one of it's kind in Kentucky. Camp on our ridges overlooking the beautiful woods and bluffs throughout our remote campsites & let our experienced guides take you through the most beautiful wooded trails in Kentucky.
Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum
409 E Happy Valley Rd
Take a walk on the wild side! Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum, built in 1969, features a rustic cave like atmosphere filled with beautiful exotic animals and birds from around the world. An amazing, educational experience for the entire family
Cave Country Go-Carts
820 Sanders St
Go Cart Racing Fun for everyone! The newest & fastest go-carts in town, offering double & single seated go-carts. We offer a game room, bumper cars and mini roller coaster. Group rates are available. Seasonal Hrs.
Floyd Collins Museum
Wayfarer B&B & Gift Shop
1240 Old Mammoth Cave Rd
A museum dedicated to the 1925 tale of Floyd Collins. Floyd Collins was the first person to explore the Sand Cave and became trapped within the rocks. The rescue attempt was widely publicized. Museum is open by appointment only.
125 vendors and 50,000 square feet of shopping in a unique retro destination for the ultimate experiene in re-cycling, upcyclng and green shopping; antiques, consignments, repurposed items and handmade crafts.
Interstate 65, Exit 20B, 22, 26, 28 Bowling Green
National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Dr
The National Corvette Museum showcases the Chevrolet Corvette, an American sports car that has been in production since 1953. Corvette Museum is open 8am-5pm CT, 7 Days a Week. The last admission tickets are sold at 4:30pm. Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. The Corvette Plant is located just across the street, contact us for Corvette Plant Tour information.
Historic Railpark and Train Museum
Experience a real passenger train depot, climb aboard railcars, hear about life as a conductor and much more at The Historic Railpark and Train Museum located at the L&N Depot in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Beech Bend Park Amusement park
798 Beech Bend Road
Beech Bend Park, located in Bowling Green, is an amusement park that has been in operation since 1898. 379 acres feature an Amusement park, Beech Bend Raceway, Beech Bend Park Splash Lagoon and Beech Bend Campground. Amusement rides include: Kentucky Rumbler, Jitter Bug Swings, Starship 4000, Sea Dragon and Grand Carousel. Offering FREE parking, FREE sunscreen and FREE innertubes.
Lost River Cave
2818 Nashville Rd
Grab the kids and head out for the only underground boat tour in Kentucky that ventures beneath the streets of Bowling Green. The Cave boat tour is not wheelchair accessible. Visit us and stroll along the historic river walk which leads you to one of the largest cave entrances east of the Mississippi River. Lost River Cave offers a delightful escape into Kentucky’s Cave Country with hiking trails through the lush wooded valley, the seasonal butterfly habitat, a gem mining sluice and a charming gift shop. Pets can not be accommodated on boat tour.
Interstate 65, Exit 58 Horse Cave
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo
Mammoth Onyx Cave
3700 L&N Turnpike
One of Kentucky's most unique family-friendly adventure parks! You can have interactive encounters with animals from Australia, Kentucky and around the world. Pet a kangaroo, feed rainbow Lorikeets, watch sheep herding or enjoy a bird show or horse drawn wagon ride! Included in the admission price is a guided lantern tour of Mammoth Onyx Cave, one of the region's most beautiful caves. Open year round. Well behaved pets on leash are allowed in the park but not in the animal area. Free parking and RV or Bus parking is available. Offer Military, Senior & Student Discount.
American Cave Museum
Hidden River Cave
119 E Main St
Adjacent to Hidden River Cave, the American Cave Museum has been honored by the Nature Conservancy Magazine as “a little bit of Smithsonian in rural Kentucky.” Exhibits in this state-of-the-art showcase of underground and natural history include: bats, blind fish, cave animals, prehistoric and modern cave explorers, saltpeter mining, groundwater science and cave geology and more!
Hidden River Cave, Zip & Rappel, American Cave Museum
119 E Main St
Open year round, 7 days a week. Extended hours Memorial Day & Labor Day, open Thanksgiving, Christmas Day & New Year's Day. Zipline across one of the most spectacular cave entrances in all of Kentucky, located right in downtown Horse Cave! Watch that first step it is a doozie but it's a rush! Maybe you are in the mood to rappel down the rock face of the Hidden River Cave Entrance. Zipline ages 3 and up & Rappel ages 8 and up.Ask about our Military & group rate discounts.Check out the Gift Shop.
Horse Cave Stories Cell Phone Tour
100 East Main Street
Check out Horse Cave’s award-winning cell phone walking tour that showcases the history and culture of the tiny town built on top of a cave. The tour is linked to the website www.horsecavestories.com, that's full of stories about tobacco farming, cave wars, Harlem Globetrotters, the Kentucky Repertory Theatre, the town's narrow streets, feuds and much more. The 20-stop tour begins right downtown Horse Cave and takes about 30 minutes.
Dennison's Roadside Market
5824 S Jackson Hwy
Seasonal flowers and plants, fruits and vegetables, jams & jellies, Amish baskets, locally made crafts. Chaney's ice Cream, Penn's Country Hams. Pick your own berries and pumpkins in season. Autumn activities. Open daily April 1 through December 31.
Horse Cave Cultural District
Check out the shops in this tiny town's National Register of Historic Places Commercial District - The Bookstore, Sims Studio Art Shop, A walk Through Time, Heart of Yoga Studio, American Cave Museum Gift Shop, Taqueria Hildago & Turtlelini's Pizza & Pasta
Hart County Barn Quilt Trail
In the tradition of quilt trails thoughout rural America, the artistry of the traditional quilt has been displayed on backdrops of historic barns and buildings in Hart County. Download a trail map at www.kygetaway.com
Jammin' on the Porch
The Book Store
Bluegrass Jam Session on Thursday nights at The Bookstore in downtown Horse Cave. Public jam sessions are free. Bring your acoustical instrument and join in or come by and enjoy the music! 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm every Thursday. Free. Give us a call for more information.
Interstate 65, Exit 65 Munfordville
201 Lyn Ave
Kentucky's Stonehenge is a bit of ancient society in the small town of Munfordville, KY. It is the creation of Munfordville native, Chester Fryer. After scouring over 1000 acres of nearby Hatcher Valley Chester, relocated nearly every large rock he could find in order to create his masterpiece. All of Chester's rock creations are on display on the grounds of his Munfordville estate. In addition to displays resembling the world famous Stonehenge, the estate is divided into several other rock displays including: Earth Mysteries, The Garden of Gethsemane, Rock Gardens, and Rock Park. Free attraction.
Munfordville Welcome Center & Gift Shop
113 Main ST
Sample Southern hospitality at the Welcome Center, In the restored turn of the century Houk Drugstore building at the corner of Main and South streets. Friendly and helpful staff, tourist information, shop for gifts and souvenirs. Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am till 4:00 pm.
Hart County Historical Museum
113 Main St
The Hart County Historical Museum is located in the Historic Chapline Building on 31W, just off town square in downtown Munfordville, Kentucky. The Hart County Historical Society, established in 1968, operate the Museum as an educational institution for preserving Hart County artifacts, history and genealogy. Museum & Gift Shop Hours are Monday through Friday 9 to 4 and Saturday from 8 to 4.
Thelma Stovall Green River Park & Arboretum
Green River is one of the most biologically diverse rivers in North America. This historic site features an arboretum of native trees and plants, with interpretive exhibits and educational displays. Covered picnic pavilions, a children's playground, walking trails, soccer fields primitive campsites and a boat ramp. Camping is permitted, no amenities.
Big Buffalo Crossing Canoe & Kayak
100 River Rd
Trips include five of the State's largest Springs, or travel by water into Mammoth Cave National park. Canoe or Kayak trips down Green River can last from 2 hours up to 2 days! Group packages and guided tours leave from Thelma Stovall Park in downtown Munfordville. Day or overnight tours can include camping, fishing, swimming, caving and or sightseeing. Call in advance.
Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve
1309 US 31W
The Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Preserve is a stop on the Civil War Discovery Trail, the John Hunt Morgan in KY Heritage Trail and the US 31W-31E Heritage Corridor.Two miles of interpretive trail begin at the Anthony Woodson House. Access to the trail is free and is open from dawn until dusk. More than 200 acres of the battlefield are protected at the Preserve. From the trail you can see the L&N Railroad Bridge that was a technical marvel of its time.
Munfordville Cell Phone Tour Memories & Myths
Munfordville Welcome Center
113 Main St
Take a stroll around scenic Munfordville while listening to stories about this small town. Locals tell their stories and Civil War stores as you enjoy the beauty of the Civil War era homes and church. Start at the Welcome Center, where you can get your guide for the tour.
Cub Run Cave
15101 Cub Run Highway
August 18 1950, two friends decided to explore Otter Spring in Cub Run. The Spring flowed from the side of a steep hill & cold air rushed out of a tiny opening. The bottom of the opening was loose gravel and rocks, the two began digging. Cub Run Cave and its spectacular sights opened to the public the next year. Cub Run Cave offers a half-mile, 1 ½ hour tour, on an elevated wooden walkway. The cave is very accessible with only a few steps.
Interstate 65, Exit 36, 43, 53 Glasgow / Barren County
Barren River Lake
1149 State Park Rd
A 10,500 acre lake popular for fishing, boating and water fun.Offers a lodge, cottages, campgrounds, tennis, 19 hole golf course, pool, marinas, boat rentals, riding stable, picnic areas and trails.
South Central KY Cultural Center
200 W Water Street
Explore the history of the Barrens! Housed in the historic 1928 Kentucky Pants Factory. Experience the heritage of the region, historic exhibits and genealogical library. Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm, Saturday 9am to 2pm.
Historic Plaza Theatre
115 East Main St
A 1930's Movie Theatre restored to its original grandeur. With stars twinkling overhead, the Plaza hosts cultural events such as concerts, plays, dance, and movies.
Glasgow Municipal Cemetery
Built in spring 1863 to ward off attacks by Confederate John Hunt Morgan, Confederate forces overtook this Union Fort in October 1863. Located at back of Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.
Brigadoon State Nature Preserve
100 River Rd
Named for a mythical Scottish village that appears from the mist every hundred years, the unique character of this preserve makes it special. More than 120 species of birds, mature forest and scenic ravines. Hiking & photography allowed.
Ralpies Fun Center
702 Happy Valley Rd
Year round fun. Bowling, Laser Tag, Black Light Mini Golf, Cannon Blaster, Roller Skating, Tune Freak, Inflatables, Arcade & Concessions. Hosts parties and events with three party rooms and a banquet room.
Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese
2033 Thomerson Park Rd
Nestled back in the hills you'll find Kenny's Farmhouse cheese, a farmstead dairy owned and operated for three generations by the Mattingly family. Our cheese is made fresh most every day. Take a tour or stop in and browse in our cheese shop, visit our tasting room. For large groups call in advance. and sample quality artisinal cheeses aged in Kentucky.
212 on the Main Gallery
212 West Main St
The Arts Guild of the Barrens supports the growth of arts in and around the area known as the Barrens. Anyone
can be a member of our Arts Guild. The Arts Guild of the Barrens has opened a new gallery at 212 West Main Street and features work of local artisans
Green Palace Meadery
244 Old Edmonton Loop 1 Road
Green Palace Meadery is nestled in the heart of south central Kentucky. We are a different kind of winery, our business is all about the bees and our specialty is mead. We offer Honey and Honey Wine. Hours: Tues – Fri 5:00pm – 6:00 pm & Sat 1:00pm – 6:00pm.
Interstate 65, Exit 38 & 48 Edmonson County
1900 Mammoth Cave Pkwy
On July 14th 1859, the first known visitor remarked that the sparkling calcite formations resembled diamonds, thus the name for the cave was born. Except for short periods during the Civil War, the cave has been shown as an attraction for over 154 years. Historic Diamond Caverns offers year round tours and the 1/2 mile tour is considered moderately strenuous.. Thousands of formations decorate the cathedral-like chambers. Discover the beauty of Diamond Caverns with your family today.
Rockcastle Shooting Center
585 Park Mammoth Rd
Welcome to Rockcastle Shooting Center. The ultimate shooting destination resort in the United States.We offer Memberships, training classes, range time, Lodging, Dining, Golf and the Winery. Check out our online Gift Shop! Non Smoking. Open year round.
Cave Valley Winery
585 Park Mammoth Rd
Established in the Spring of 2011, our winery is the newest addition to Park Mammoth Resort. We have a 2 acre vineyard with Diamond and Chambourcin grapes that make a beautiful setting for outdoor weddings. Our tasting room features an assortment of award winning Kentucky Wines. Whether you prefer dry or sweet, we have something for everyone.
Cave Valley Golf Course
Park Mammoth Resort
823 Bald Knob Rd
Cave Valley Golf offers 18 unique holes of regulation golf, each delivering enjoyment and challenge while capturing the beauty of Kentucky. Step into our pro shop for a snack, golf shirt or just to relax. Inquire about our memberships, weekly leagues or upcoming tournaments. Check out our famous "Duffers Special" Golf package. Cave Valley Golf at Park Mammoth Resort, open year round (weather permitting).
Diamond Caverns RV Resort & Golf
Golf Pro Shop & Condos
654 Doyle Road
Come stay in one of our 2 bedroom condos and enjoy an 18hole golf course or relax by the pool. The resort is surrounded by Mammoth Cave National Park, the world’s longest cave system. Public 18 hole Golf Course is open all year (weather permitting). Our 5,500 yard 70 Par Golf Course includes water, trees and rolling hills with beautiful bent grass greens. Half-Off Green Fees for Guests.Course is available for Tournaments. Contact us for more info on our weekday specials. Condos are Two Bedroom & Fully Furnished Nightly Rentals, Swimming Pool (Seasonal), No Smoking. Internet is available in the room for a small fee.
Diamond Caverns RV Resort & Golf
RV Park & Campground
1878 Mammoth Cave Parkway
Diamond Caverns RV Resort & Golf caters to the vacationing family, offering southern hospitality, 18-hole golf course and a unique family atmosphere. Located at the Gateway to Mammoth Cave National Park, the 743-acre resort creates the setting for relaxation, exploration and enjoyment for the whole family. RV Park offers full hookup 30 & 50 AMP, tents, water, electric, outdoor swimming pool (seasonal).
Nolin Lake State Park
2998 Brier Creek Road
In the scenic hills of Edmonson, Grayson and Hart counties, you’ll find 5,800 acres of crystal clear water. Facilities on the lake include wave runners, ski, pontoon and fishing boat rentals. Cottages, bed & breakfasts, camping and picnic sites are available near the lake. The natural habitat of the lake is perfect for game fish. Nolin Lake is popular with boaters and fishermen alike. In-season catches include small mouth and large mouth bass, crappie, bluegill, walleye and catfish. There are 32 camp sites with water and electricity, 40 primitive sites, a restroom/shower building, laundry facilities and dump station. A new playground is located by the sites. Three sites have been adapted for the disabled. Campground is open April-October. Pets are allowed if restrained.
Moutardier Resort Marina & Lakeview Cabins
1990 Moutardier Rd
Set on the shores of Nolin Lake, this collection of cabins is 21.3 miles from the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning in Mammoth Cave National Park. Camping boat rentals, cabins on Nolin Lake.
The Lookout Restaurant
585 Park Mammoth Rd.
Full service restaurant March - Oct, call for seasonal hrs Nov - Feb. The view from our dining room is hard to beat, We offer a delicious Southern cuisine and serve 3 meals a day, 7 days a week in season. We also host meetings, reunions, weddings and celebrations.
Double “J” Stables
542 Lincoln School Rd
Double J Stables and Campgrounds is located at Mammoth Cave National Park trailhead. Our property adjoins Mammoth Cave National Park and you do not need to cross or ride on any public roads to enter the park, just mount up and ride on in. Double J offers water and electric sites as well as rustic sites. They offer stalls, turn out area, picketing or pens for your horses. Space is limited and must be reserved. Feature modern bathrooms and showers along with ice and vending machines. Mammoth Cave National Park offers 70 miles of beautiful scenic trails. If you are camping with your own horse, no guide is required.
Mammoth Cave Horse Camp
2578 Olie Rd
Mammoth Cave Horse Camp is nestled on the fringe of Mammoth Cave National Park in south central Kentucky. You'll experience approximately 60 miles of back country trails offering incredible views of big timber, caves, rivers, waterfalls, creeks, four seasons of color and an abundance of wildlife. While in camp you will enjoy first class amenities including water, electric, picnic tables, fire rings and a modern restroom shower facility. Additionally, you can rest comfortably knowing that your beloved equine is safe and secure in his 10 x 12 foot covered stall in our 50-stall horse barn. Camp with your horse.