Eating & Sleeping

From historic cottages to modern motel rooms the Lodge at Mammoth Cave offers over seventy rooms in the park. The park also manages three developed campgrounds and several backcountry campsites, which are available for advance reservation on

Dine-in, quick service food, and a small camp store with groceries are all available near the visitor center area, or grab a spot in the picnic area for a chance to dine outside.

Other nearby attractions offer lodging, camping, dining and entertainment options outside the park boundaries as well.

Family crossing a scenic pedestrian bridge to the Lodge at Mammoth Cave.
Stay at the Lodge at Mammoth Cave

The Lodge at Mammoth Cave is a short stroll away from adventure and activities! The lodge offers variety of accommodations including cabins.

A family enjoys the day in the campground.

Three campgrounds and over 13 backcountry sites await campers at Mammoth Cave.

Fog descends as a park ranger addresses a group above the large Historic Entrance  of Mammoth Cave.

Caves, rivers, and many other places in the park may pose safety concerns. Learn how you can have a safe, memorable experience.

A basic campsite surrounded by green trees.
Backcountry & Riverside Camping

Rugged undeveloped tent sites, horseback sites, and paddle-in riverside sites.

Sun dappled picnic table with a tree lined gravel road in the background.
Picnic Areas

A well-shaded picnic table may be the best spot for a meal or quick snack. Check out our picnic areas!

Sign for "Service Center" indicates food, showers, laundry, and a post office.
Find Goods & Services

More information on food, shopping, and other amenities.

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Discover Nearby Attractions

Shopping, food, and adventure; check out all of the fun things our region has to offer!

Last updated: August 17, 2020

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 7
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259-0007


270 758-2180

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