Kentucky has a stunning landscape with endless opportunities for road trips. Kentucky is home for numerous rivers and acres of forest land. It is known as the “Bluegrass State”, for the bluegrass in Kentucky, a species of grass.
The state has one national park, Mammoth Cave National Park. Kentucky is a beautiful state with forest, rivers, lakes, and wildlife. If you are a hiker or a photographer you will love the state for its beauty. If you like to take a road trip to Kentucky can take you from the Appalachian Mountains and Cumberland Plateau to the Bluegrass region.
Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Cave National Park is located in west-central Kentucky. The park was established on July 1, 1941, and encompasses 52,830 acres to protect the Rolling hills, deep river valleys, and the world’s longest known cave system. The park is home to thousands of years of human history.
Mammoth Cave National Park has an amazing and most unique landscape from other national parks. The massive cave is like stepping into another world. The park offers plenty of activities like cave tours, hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing and stargazing.
One of the most popular tours in Mammoth Cave is the Historic Tour. The tour starts from the main entrance of Mammoth Cave. It takes about 2 hours for the tour. In this tour, you get to see the Mammoth Dome, Bottomless Pit, Fat Man’s Misery, and also the old saltpeter mines. The tour is also informative; the tour guide will tell you the history of the cave.
Places to Visit in Mammoth Cave National Park
- Mammoth Cave
- sloan crossing pond
- Green River
- river styx spring
- Fat Man’s Misery
- Cedar Sink Trail
- Tall Man’s Misery