Mammoth Cave National Park Plans Closure of Green River Ferry Service and Roadway for Site Improvements
Mammoth Cave National Park Hosts Naturalization Ceremony
The Green River Ferry and portions of Green River Ferry Road will be closed to all vehicular traffic from approximately Monday, June 17 to Friday, November 15. The area will remain open to paddlers and hikers, parking and public access will be limited. A temporary canoe and kayak ramp is being installed. In addition to the vehicle ramp extension, the park will launch an updated ferry boat. Full details in the Press Release.
Park Hosts Open House for Concessions Facilities Improvements
Mammoth Cave National Park welcomed thirty seven new citizens of the United States, from 20 different countries, during a naturalization ceremony held within Mammoth Cave. “Everyone here today chose to come to Mammoth Cave National Park for this very special moment in their lives. The park is now a part of their story and they are a part of ours.” — Park Superintendent Barclay Trimble. The naturalization ceremony has become an annual event for the park and is traditionally held in one of the historic passages inside the cave.
Green River Ferry Temporarily Closed for Repairs
Mammoth Cave National Park will hold a public meeting at The Lodge at Mammoth Cave's Rotunda Room on Tuesday, May 14 to provide information on upcoming projects to improve the park’s concessions facilities.
Rick DuBose to lead Friends of Mammoth Cave
The Green River Ferry closed today, Sunday, April 21, at approximately 5:45 pm due to issues with the ferry boat’s hydraulic fan motor. Ferry service will resume operations once the needed repairs are complete. To check status, call the Ferry Hotline at 270-758-2166.
Friends Earns Certificate of Recognition: "Calm in the Eye of the Storm" Award
"I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the Friends of Mammoth Cave as its executive director,” said DuBose. “Mammoth Cave National Park is both a local and national treasure..”
“On behalf of Friends, I was honored to accept this certificate from MCNP Superintendent Barclay Tremble. During the shutdown, volunteers helped nearly 600 visitors who stopped by the visitors' center.”