Go Deeper Into The Backcountry
National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps
The world's longest known cave system, Mammoth Cave is a fascinating and beautiful labyrinth located below the equally scenic Green River valley and hilly country of south central Kentucky. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Mammoth Cave National Park delivers unmatched detail and valuable information to assist you in your exploration of this unique and compelling region. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this map features key points of interest including Green and Nolin rivers; First Creek Lake; Houchin Ferry; Turnhole Bend; Dennison Ferry; Maple Springs; and the cities of Brownsville and Park City. The print version of this map includes a detailed inset of the cave area, along with general information about the park and cave, as well as an inset of the historic entrance and vicinity.
Designed with a wide range of visitors in mind, this map features detailed topography with contour lines, shaded relief and elevations; easy-to-read trails that are clearly marked according to use; accurate road network; visitor centers and facilities; plus, park regulations, and contact information for local agencies. Trail mileage between intersections will help you choose the path that's right for you. Boaters will appreciate the notation of river mileage, launch sites, and access points. Recreation features are clearly marked, including trailheads, campgrounds, fishing areas, interpretive trails, picnic areas, and rental cabins.
Other features found on this map include: Mammoth Cave National Park, Nolin River, The Knobs.