Mammoth Cave National Park Photo Gallery

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Mammoth Cave National Park is the world's longest known cave system, with over 367 miles of passageways—more than twice as long as the second-longest cave system.  
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The park is centered around the Green River, a 300-mile-long tributary of the Ohio River.  
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The Three Springs Pump House, pictured here, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  
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Even though the park was founded in 1941, visitors have toured the subterranean labyrinths of Mammoth Cave since 1816. There are currently 15 tours of varying times and distances available to park guests.  
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A hazy fog settles over the calm waters of the Green River.  
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It's believed that the first human to enter Mammoth Cave passed under its imposing arch about 4,000 years ago.  
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The Green River hosts more than 150 fish species, including some of Kentucky's largest fish.  
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In many parts of the cave, stalagmites spires are as tall as the ceiling.  
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To see some of the park's best stalagmite and stalagtite formations, visit the aptly-named Fronzen Niagara section of the cave system.  
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Tours in the cave system ranger from a modest 30-minute round-trip Mammoth Cave Discovery Tour to the 6.5-hour Wind Cave Tour.  
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