Broadway Tour

Cave Tour
2 hr. 00 min.


Some of this area is also visited on the Violet City Lantern Tour and the Historic Tour.

Ticket ages: Youth - ages 6 - 12 (children 5 & under are free and do not require a ticket), Adult - ages 13 & over, Interagency Senior - 62 & over, Interagency Access - no age requirement. Interagency Annual Pass is NOT accepted for cave tours.

Any youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older, on all tours.

Will Call pickup: 30 minutes prior to tour time.

Visitors with known heart or respiratory problems, poor circulation or difficulty walking long distances and negotiating stairs, should carefully consider thier limitations. Evacuation from the cave to a hospital for medical attention could take several hours.

In order to minimize the spread of White Nose Syndrome, a fungus that has resulted in the death of over one million bats in the eastern United States, Mammoth Cave National Park has instituted stringent disinfection procedures for all off-trail spelunking tours this summer. Participants on standard on-trail walking tours may be required to undergo minor disinfection procedures upon exiting the cave. For more information call 270-758-2180 or look for the latest information at

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Tour Description

Walk a hillside trail down to Mammoth Cave's most famous entrance as you follow the path traced through nearly 200 years of touring. Experience the gently lit ambience of a large trunk passage in the world's longest cave.

Tour Details

  • Duration: 2 hr. 00 min.
  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Number of Steps: 200
  • Accessible: No
  • Effort: Moderate

Know Before You Go

Tour Park Facility Operational Hours: Tours run every day except Christmas Day. Visitor Center closes early on Christmas Eve. Visitor Center hours vary with season. This tour includes 200 steps and a steep hill climb outside.




No restrooms are available.


All tours begin at the Visitor Center.

Note: Some Tours may be available only from the Tour Park on a first-come-first-served basis. Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the Tour Park.
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