MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK TOURS, KY
Grand AvenueCave Tour
4 hr. 30 min.
Notice:The Grand Avenue Tour will not be offered beginning April 15 through May 24, 2013. The tour times will be replaced with the Snowball Tour.
The Frozen Niagara route, New Entrance route (except for the near 280 stairs at the entrance through the vertical shafts), and the Snowball route are included on this tour. There are hundreds of stairs and numerous steep hill climbs on this tour.
MUST BE AT LEAST 6 YRS. OF AGE TO PARTICIPATE ON THIS TOUR.
Ticket ages: Youth - ages 6 - 12, 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.
Not recommended for visitors with known heart or respiratory problems, poor circulation or difficulty walking long distances on unlevel surfaces and negotiating stairs. Evacuation from the cave to a hospital for medical attention could take several hours.
If you wish to purchase your lunch in the Snowball Dining Room, you must bring cash. They do not accept debit or credit cards.
You may also bring your lunch.
This physically demanding trip will give you an excellent idea of the size and complexity of the Mammoth Cave System. Learn how the cave's natural and cultural histories are interwoven. See some of the most dramatic passages in this 'mammoth' cave.
Know Before You Go
There are two brief restroom stops. Comfortable walking shoes and a light sweater or jacket are recommended for this trip. Food is only allowed at Snowball Dining Room and can be purchased in the cave.
Restrooms available at 1.1 miles and 2.5 miles.
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.