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RV Rental in Mammoth Cave National Park
Located in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave National Park covers an area of 52,830 acres. Its cave system, which includes the Mammoth-Flint Ridge Cave System, is the longest in the world. As a result, visitors flock to the national park every year to explore these majestic caves, including via the Echo River Tour, the region’s most popular attraction.
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Numerous bat species have made the caves their home, including the Indiana bat, gray bat, little brown bat, big brown bat, and the eastern pipistrelle bat. Mammoth Cave is also home to the endangered Kentucky cave shrimp, as well as eyeless cave fish, crickets, and salamander.
Things to Do in Mammoth Cave National Park
While many activities take place in the mysterious underworld of caves that this park has to offer, visitors can still enjoy plenty of above-ground activities such as hiking, canoeing, kayaking, biking, and more.
There are plenty of cave tours offered within Mammoth Cave National Park and these will vary depending on the season. Online schedules are available, however, so guests can plan their trip accordingly.
There are cave tours available for a variety of experience levels or preferences too, including those with flat ground, offering a more accessible destination for children and anyone with mobility issues.
There are also free surface walks and programs for those who don’t want to go into the depths of the caves, but prefer to admire their beauty from aboveground.
Hiking & Walking Trails
One of the best ways to enjoy the natural beauty that this park has to offer is to get out on-foot and explore! There’s nearly 84 miles of trail in the backcountry, frontcountry and Visitor Center areas combined, meaning that there’s a trail to suit everyone.
Guests can download a park map to direct their wanders, and many of these popular destinations can be reached within an hour or two. Additionally, there are also longer hikes available for those who prefer a day trip.
Canoeing & Kayaking
More than just caves, the national park also contains 25 miles of the Green River and six miles of the Nolin River for visitors to explore via canoeing and kayaking. It’s a great way to witness the varying landscapes and ecosystems that this region has to offer, plus it’s a relaxing way to pass the time.
There are also plenty of companies based outside the park which offer canoe and kayak rentals.
Keen bicyclists will love exploring the park through the designated cycling trails and paved roads within Mammoth Cave National Park. There are also some off-road paths dedicated to mountain biking.
These four trails include Big Hollow Trail (9.1 miles), The Mammoth Cave Railroad Bike and Hike Trail (9 miles), Maple Springs Trail (1 mile), and White Oak Trail (2.5 miles).
Within this region, guests can enjoy three developed campgrounds and more than a dozen primitive sites located in the backcountry and along the Green and Nolin Rivers.
Mammoth Cave Campground can be found just a quarter mile from the park Visitor Center and it contains both tent and RV camping. The 105 sites are open seasonally and are available by reservation.
Maple Springs Group Campground is a much smaller campground, offering just 8 sites (2 of which are accessible to RVs).
Houchin Ferry Campground is another option for campers and it provides 12 primitive, tent-only campsites by the Green River.
RV Parks Near Mammoth Cave National Park
While two of the three dedicated campgrounds within the park offer RV sites, guests may wish to park their RV rental at one of the nearby, privately-operated RV campgrounds located within the region of Mammoth Cave National Park.
Singing Hills RV Park & Campground is one option and it contains several pull- through, full hook up sites. It’s located just outside Mammoth Cave National Park and is easily accessible from I-65.
Diamond Caverns RV Resort & Golf Club is another RV-friendly park and it’s located just 6 miles from the national park. It offers full hook-up sites, as well as water and electric.
Cave Country RV Campground is also a popular option for RVers wishing to stay as little as 5 miles from the national park. It offers modern RV camping facilities, along with spacious pull-thru, full hook up sites.
Mammoth Cave National Park RV Rental
If you’re thinking of taking a trip to Kentucky, there are plenty of Mammoth Cave National Park motorhome rentals using RVshare that will get you there. These include Classes A, B, or C, as well as motorhome rentals of the travel trailer, sport utility, folding trailer, fifth wheel, or truck camper variety.
Rent an RV Near Mammoth Cave National Park
Want to rent an RV near Mammoth Cave National Park? You’ll find RV rentals available across all of Kentucky through RVshare, including those within as little as 12.5 miles from the park itself.
RV Rental Prices in Mammoth Cave National Park
RVshare offers a range of rental price options to suit every budget. Whether you’re looking for luxury RV rentals or cheap RV rentals near Mammoth Cave National Park, you’re sure to find the RV that’s perfect for you.
Mammoth Cave National Park RV Rental Rates
With RVshare, you can find RV rentals for your trip to Mammoth Cave National Park starting at as little as $50 per night. The total cost of a Mammoth Cave National Park RV rental holiday will depend on factors such as how many nights you rent it for, as well as distance traveled (when adding on the price of gas).
Don’t forget to also factor in the price you must pay to stay at campgrounds or RV parks. Despite this, Mammoth Cave National Park RV vacations can still prove to be an affordable and cost-effective holiday for the whole family!
One Way RV Rental to Mammoth Cave National Park
Did you know that some dealers on RVshare might be able to offer a one way RV rental to Mammoth Cave National Park? This means you won’t have to worry about making a roundtrip back to drop it off again. Depending on your situation, this option can save you both time and money.