CAVE BACON

Cave Bacon is any cave drapery
that looks like bacon.

COLUMN

Columns are formed when a stalactite (which grows down from the ceiling and a stalagmite (which grows up from the floor meet and grow together

POPCORN

Cave popconr is shaped just like the popcorn we eat with lots of round, knobby bits.

STALACTITES

Stalactites are vertical cave formations that grow from the ceiling down and look like icicles.

CAVE PEARLS

Cave pearls look very much like
oyster pearls.

SODA STRAWS

Soda straws are thin, usally straight hollow tubes.

SHELF STONE

These are flat-topped calcite that projects over the edge of a pool wshere it has grown into the pool.

STALAGMITES

Stalagmites are vertical cave formations that grow from the ground up. They can be wide or narrow, tall or short.

CUB RUN CAVE
One of Kentucky’s newest and most
beautifully decorated show caves!
15101 Cub Run Hwy
Cub Run, KY
270-524-1444
www.cubruncave.net

DIAMOND CAVERNS
Featuring intricate drapery deposits and
bacon formations that cascade the cave walls.
Open year-round. Over 150 years of cave tours!
1900 Mammoth Cave Parkway
Park City, KY
270-749-2233
www.diamondcaverns.com

HIDDEN RIVER CAVE
Walk beside an underground river or take
a Wild Cave Tour. The only cave located
inside city limits with a sidewalk view.
119 E. Main St. / Horse Cave, KY
270-786-1466
www.hiddenrivercave.com

LOST RIVER CAVE
When you arrive at the massive cave entrance,
prepare to board Kentucky’s only underground
boat and kayak tour.
2818 Nashville Rd.
Bowling Green, KY
270-393-0077
www.lostrivercave.com

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK
The Mother Cave with over 400 miles of mapped passages; International Biosphere Reserve; World Heritage site; Celebrating 200 years of cave tours!Mammoth Cave Parkway
Mammoth Cave, KY
270-758-2180
http://www.nps.gov/maca

MAMMOTH ONYX CAVE
Lantern tours reminiscent of the ‘olden days’
Off I-65, Exit 58 / Horse Cave, KY
270-786-1010
www.kdu.com

ONYX CAVE
Featuring beautiful cave coral, cave bacon, flowstone and a massive 40 foot column.
101 Huckleberry Knob Rd
Cave City, KY / 270-773-2323
www.onyxcave.com

OUTLAW CAVE
Famous as the hideout for outlaw Jesse James and handicap accessibility
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
Cave City, KY 42127 / 270-773-2560
www.kentuckyactionpark.com

1-270-773-8833

(Fax) 270-773-8834

CaveCity@scrtc.com


Tourist & Convention Commission
502 Mammoth Cave Street
Cave City, Kentucky 42127