6 Things To Do Near Mammoth Cave After You Explore Underground Kentucky
Mammoth Cave is one of the most extraordinary natural wonders in the world. It’s a big point of pride for us here in Kentucky; a superlative feather in our state cap. The longest cave system on the planet, Mammoth Cave encompasses 400 miles of underground caverns — and new tunnels are continually being discovered. Each year, two million people venture to central Kentucky to behold this spectacular underworld. But there is so much more to Mammoth Cave National Park than its expansive underground caverns; this park is home to some of the best hiking trails, outdoor recreation, and wildlife in the U.S. Today we’re looking at the above-ground realm of Mammoth Cave, which offers so much more for visitors than they could ever imagine.
What’s your favorite thing to do at Mammoth Cave? Did you know there was so much to see and do above ground? Learn more about this incredible natural wonder at the National Parks Service website.
While you’re in the area, consider booking a night at Wigwam Village No. 2 in Cave City, a perennial Bluegrass State favorite that’s full of history and charm.
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