MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky., February 22, 2016 – Park campgrounds and picnic areas will open for the season in the coming week. Mammoth Cave Campground, Maple Springs Group Campground, and the headquarters picnic area will open February 28, 2016.
Sites at the Mammoth Cave Campground, near the visitor center, are available on a first-come, first-served basis March 1 - May 14 and September 16 - November 30; reservations are recommended May 15 – September 15.
Maple Springs campsites, by reservation only, are designed for groups of up to 24 people, and four of the sites accommodate campers with horses. The reservation period for Maple Springs is March through November.
To make campground, picnic shelter, or cave tour reservations, call 877-444-6777, or go online at www.recreation.gov. Mammoth Cave Campground, Maple Springs Group Campground and the picnic shelters are closed December - February.