5 Ways to Enjoy Mammoth Cave National Park KY This Spring
If you are making a visit to the Bluegrass State of Kentucky then you cannot leave without a visit to Mammoth Cave National Park. There's something that's just magical about going deep underground, where few have actually traveled. Mammoth Cave National Park is not your ordinary national park. We have no doubt that you'll remember this trip to Kentucky for years to come.
Whether you spend a day exploring the very best of Mammoth Cave National Park, or multiple days exploring every inch of this incredible place, we know you'll need a place to rest and refuel for the day ahead. After a day of spelunking and exploring make sure to relax, unwind, and enjoy some southern hospitality at one of our beautiful Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts. We have a number of Bed and Breakfasts located near Mammoth Cave National Park that would be happy not just to host you, but to help you plan the trip of a lifetime! Our Innkeepers are local experts and pride themselves on sending guests to the very best of this incredible state. Browse our listings, and choose your favorite place to explore today.
Explore the Best of Mammoth Cave National Park
With over 400 miles of officially mapped caves, Mammoth Cave National Park is the longest cave system in the entire world. It's best described as two sensational worlds in one, and is probably your closest opportunity to experience something "otherworldly." It is, after all, not just a lengthy network of caves. Mammoth Cave National Park is also home to more than 50,000 acres of forest, with around 70 miles of hiking and biking trails worthy of your time. There are also 20 miles of navigable rivers, and, of course, the caves.
You really can spend days exploring this incredible place. But, if you're short on time and want to know what the best of the best activities are, here is our guide to some of the amazing adventures to be had at Mammoth Cave National Park This Spring.
Book a Cave Tour – A visit to Mammoth Cave National Park is not complete without a spelunking adventure. With several tour options ranging from accessible options to more challenging excursions, there is an opportunity for everyone to enjoy this amazing National Park. Cave Tours frequent sell out so be sure to make your reservations through the National Park Service.
Hiking Trails – Although the uniqueness of Mammoth Cave National Park lies underneath the ground there are also scenic and serene nature trails that can be explored on your own above ground. Just make sure to pick up a trail map!
Paddle Down the Nolin or Green River – Reserve a Kayak or Canoe and get suited up for a peaceful and beautiful paddle down the scenic river through Mammoth Cave National Park.
Travel by Horse – Did you know that Mammoth Cave National Park hosts over 60 miles of horse riding trails? Bring your own horse or contact a commercial horseback riding guide.
Biking – If you enjoy a leisurely bike ride or even off-road biking adventures, Mammoth Cave offers miles of trails for you to enjoy.
Did we mention the caves? We know you've always dreamed of an adventurous caving vacation. It's time to make it a reality!
The Best Lodging Near Mammoth Caves KY
Are you ready for the exciting adventures awaiting you in the beautiful state of Kentucky? So are we! It's time to talk about our favorite part of Kentucky, and that is the incredible collection of Bed and Breakfasts that are here and waiting to serve you. The association of Kentucky Bed and Breakfasts houses a number of unique and incredible properties, from rustic to elegant and historic to modern, and just about everything in between. There's truly something for everyone here.