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 popcorn 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, uusuallystraight hollow tubes.

SHELF STONE
These are flat-topped calcite that projects over the edge of a pool where 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!
Seasonal: call for hours of operation
15101 Cub Run Hwy, Cub Run, KY
270-524-1444

CRYSTAL ONYX CAVE
An old favorite now reopened!
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
11am-8pm
425 Prewitts Knob Rd., Cave City, KY
270-773-3377

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

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.
Home to the world’s longest underground swinging bridge (opening summer of 2018)
Open year round.
119 E. Main St., Horse Cave, KY
270-786-1466

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

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

MAMMOTH ONYX CAVE
Take walk Down Under.
Open year round
Off I-65, Exit 58 ,  Horse Cave, KY
270-786-1010

ONYX CAVE
Featuring beautiful cave coral, cave bacon, flowstone and a massive 40 foot column.
Open year round
101 Huckleberry Knob Rd., Cave City, KY
270-773-2323

OUTLAW CAVE
Famous as the hideout for outlaw Jesse James and handicap accessible
Open year round
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127
270-773-2560


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