Great Outdoors

Caves, kayaks, and campgrounds, oh my! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or a nature-lover, there’s always something to do here.


Underground Discoveries…
CAVE BACON – Cave Bacon is any cave drapery that looks like bacon.
CAVE PEARLS – Cave Pearls look very much like oyster pearls.
COLUMN – Columns are formed when a stalactite (which grows down from the ceiling and a stalagmite (which grows up from the floor meet and grow together.
POPCORN -Cave popcorn is shaped just like the popcorn we eat with lots of round, knobby bits.
SHELF STONE – These are flat-topped calcite that projects over the edge of a pool where it has grown into the pool.
SODA STRAWS – Soda straws are thin, usually straight hollow tubes.STALACTITES – Stalactites are vertical cave formations that grow from the ceiling down and look like icicles.
STALAGMITES – Stalagmites are vertical cave formations that grow from the ground up. They can be wide or narrow, tall or short.

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Diamond Caverns

Featuring intricate drapery deposits and
bacon formations that cascade the cave walls.
Over 150 years of cave tours!
Open year-round.
1900 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Park City, KY

Mammoth Cave National Park

The Mother Cave with over 400 miles of mapped passages; International Biosphere Reserve; World Heritage site; Celebrating 200 years of cave tours!
Mammoth Cave Parkway
Mammoth Cave, KY

Cave City

Crystal Onyx Cave

An old favorite now reopened!
Open DAILY May-October
425 Prewitts Knob Road, Cave City, KY

Onyx Cave

Featuring beautiful cave coral, cave bacon, flowstone and a massive 40 foot column.
Open year round
101 Huckleberry Knob Rd., Cave City, KY

Outlaw Cave

Famous as the hideout for outlaw Jesse James and handicap accessible
Open year round
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127


Horseback Riding and Horse Hotels

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Double J Stables & Horseman’s Campgrounds

Located off the Northeastern corner of Mammoth Cave National Park. No need to cross or ride on any public roads to enter the park, just mount up and ride on in.

542 Lincoln School Rd.
Mammoth Cave, KY
(270) 286-8167

Cave City

Carey's Horse Farm

Overnight boarding for those traveling with their horses

202 Farmer Road
Cave City, KY
(270) 646-7424

Jesse James Riding Stables

1/2 hour, 1 hour, and 2 hour rides for all levels of experience. No reservations required.

3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
Cave City, KY
(270) 773-2560

Mammoth Cave Horse Camp

2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259


Mammoth Cave Horse Camp is nestled on the fringe of Mammoth Cave National Park in south central Kentucky. While staying here you will experience approximately 60 miles of back country trails offering incredible views of big timber, caves, rivers, waterfalls, creeks, four seasons of color and an abundance of wildlife.

While in camp you will enjoy first class amenities including water, electric, picnic tables, fire rings and a modern restroom and shower facility, as well as large covered 10×12 stalls for the horses. Book your stay with us, because there’s no other place like it!



American Legion Park

Day Camp Building
9 Hole Disc Golf Course
Grills (2)
Girls Softball Field
Restroom/Concession Building
Shelters (3)
Batting Cage
Playground (ages 2-5)

805 Happy Valley Road Glasgow, KY 42141

Gorin Park

Coach Pitch Baseball Field Pitching Machine Baseball Field Richardson Stadium (High School Baseball Field) Tennis Courts (8) Office Building/Garage Restroom areas (3) Outdoor Basketball Courts (2) Shelters (1) Playgrounds (2) one for ages 2-5, one for ages 5-12 Picnic Tables (6)


201 Gorin Park Drive Glasgow, KY 42141

Twyman Park

Gazebo Horse Shoe Pit Shelters (2) Restroom Outdoor Basketball Court Playground (ages 5-12)

545 Bunch Avenue Glasgow, KY 42141

Weldon Park

Shelter Playground (2) ages 2-5 & ages 5-12 Walking Trails (2) Batting Cages (2) Restroom Live Arm Baseball Field Basketball Goal

100 Weldon Drive Glasgow, KY 42141

Beaver Creek Trail

Softball Complex with 4 fields Shelters (2), Restroom area, Walking Trail, Gazebo, Horse Shoe Pit, Swing Set, Playground (ages 5-12)
115 Beaver Trail Glasgow, KY 42141

Ziplines and Adventure Experiences

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Mammoth Valley Park

3061 Mammoth Cave Road
Cave City, KY

Mammoth Valley Park is home to the ONLY Alpine Slide & the LONGEST Twin Zip Line in Kentucky!

Shooting Range


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Barren River Lake State Resort Park Golf Course

1149 State Park Rd, Lucas, KY 42156

(270) 646-2151

Barren River Lake State Resort Park is a water lovers’ paradise surrounded by forested, rolling hills. The resort is located near Kentucky’s famous cave area, which includes Mammoth Cave National Park, the longest cave system in the world! The course at Barren River Lake State Resort Park offers a challenging test of golf in a relaxing setting. The course winds around hills and through valleys near the shore of Barren River Lake.

The layout will test your course management skills. Accurate shots to well chosen positions are a must. This is a course that you can’t play just once. But when you’ve finished #18, enjoy a fine dinner at the lodge, and partake in the many other amenities of the park.

Diamond Caverns Resort & Golf Club

660 Doyle Rd Park City, KY  42160-7942

(270) 749-2891


Willow Oaks County Club Golf Course

350 Country Club Road Glasgow, KY 42141

270-308-OAKS (call or text)

Fox Hollow Golf Course

280 Clubhouse Lane Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 678-7277

Cave City

The Golf Place

810 Mammoth Cave Rd. Cave City, KY 42127


Indoor Golf Simulator


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Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese

2033 Thomerson Park Rd, Austin, KY 42123

(270) 434-4124

Legacy Dairy

2896 Goodnight-Hiseville Rd, Cave City, KY 42127

(270) 576-2626

They are just a small-town farm family trying to survive in the dairy industry. They are creating their niche by offering their own milk to their community. They want their customers to stop by and see where their milk comes from.


Ken Davis Produce

3153 New Bowling Green Rd, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 678-5467

A third generation business and the go-to place for fruits and vegetables in the Glasgow area for over 50 years.


Peter's Creek Produce

2537 Peter Creek Rd.
Austin, KY
Owned and operated by an Amish family, Peter’s Creek Produce is an amazing opportunity for local produce!

LKJ Farms

Angus cattle farm specializing in breeding stock.
You-pick pumpkin and sunflower patches during the fall!

Britt's Orchard

1033 Peter Creek Road
Glasgow, KY
Britt’s Orchard, locally owned and operated, is the perfect fall spot featuring pumpkins, a corn maze, gourds, mums, hay bales, cornstalks, and so much more!


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Barren River Lake

Encompasses over 10,000 acres and fishing opportunities abound. Hybrid bass (stocked regularly by State of Kentucky), striped bass, largemouth bass, all types of catfish, crappie, brim and many others are harvested. Boat ramps are conveniently located at all recreation areas and include Peninsula, Barren River Lake State Resort Park, The Narrows, Beaver Creek, Baileys Point, Walnut Creek, Austin and Browns Ford.

11088 Finney Road Glasgow, KY 42141

Cave City

Ridgetop Lake

4083 Mammoth Cave Road Cave City, KY 42127

Ridgetop Lake is a clean, quiet, fishing lake with a family atmosphere. Stocked with farm-raised catfish three days a week. Also stocked with big catfish (10 lbs and up) on a regular basis. Kids can fish for bluegill, too! Bring the family and enjoy the fishing! Catfishing, bait, groceries, camping supplies. No license required.

Hiking Trails

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Barren River Lake State Resort Park

5 miles of trails available for guided hikes, non-guided hikes, or leisurely strolls
1850 State Park Road Lucas, KY 42156

Brigadoon State Nature Preserve

187 acres with foot trails through ridgetops, mature forest and scenic ravines, moderately strenuous, for hiking, birding and nature photography.

39 Mutter Rd Glasgow, KY 42141

Mammoth Cave National Park

1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259


97 miles of back country and front country, mixed use trails (hiking, biking, horseback riding-and the Mammoth Cave Railroad Bike and Hike Trail.

(Advance tickets strongly recommended on holiday weekends and Memorial Day – Labor Day)


Water Fun

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Karst Beach

950 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127

Karst Beach is a 2.3 acre lake with a sandy beach featuring a 1300 sq. ft. Wibit, an inflatable sports park! The Wibit is not the only feature of Karst Beach. They also offer other inflatable play including a volleyball net, inflatable loungers, small slide and Corcls (small boats)! They offer beach loungers and chairs for children and adults! Inside they offer a full retail/camp store and a full food services are including a Nathan’s Famous hot dog restaurant. They are located within Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave!


Glasgow City Pool

805 Happy Valley Road, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 651-9296


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The Venue @ Barren Breeze

554 South Lucas Road Lucas, KY 42156

(270) 646-2957

Barren Breeze Event Center is a brand new stylish, rustic venue and accommodation space located in Lucas, KY. Their property offers you 13 acres of rolling hills and meadows which serves as a beautiful backdrop for a country-style wedding.

Barren River Lake State Resort Park

1149 State Park Rd, Lucas, KY 42156

(270) 646-2151

Host your next event within the unsurpassed natural beauty of Kentucky State Parks. Whether headquartered in one of our conference centers, meeting rooms, executive cottages or banquet rooms with customizable seating capacity, your meeting is sure to be a success.]


Country Ridge Venue

8023 Finney Rd, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 646-6287

Country Ridge is the perfect setting for a storybook wedding. From the rustic-romantic feel from the cedar log exterior and interior, large exposed beams, pond with lighted fountain, large wrap around porch with sites for outdoor and indoor ceremonies.

The Ole French Restaurant

255 Perkins Rd, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 646-6134

Let us help you with your next reception, engagement party, wedding, business meeting, baby shower, etc…
For information please contact Roger Bryant, our wonderful chef, at 270-646-6134.

Willow Oaks Golf Club LLC

350 Country Club Road, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 308-OAKS

The Ballroom is the perfect destination for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, banquet dinners and more! Facility rentals are available with private rooms that can accommodate groups of 15 to 500. Wedding venue in Glasgow, KY

Lera B Mitchell Clubhouse

1214 S. Green St Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 651-6641

The Lera B. Mitchell Clubhouse is available for meetings, potluck meals, wedding showers and numerous other events and occasions. We only rent the Clubhouse out on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays.

Yancey's Vinyl Lounge

128 S Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 590-6625

The Vinyl Lounge is perfect for weddings, receptions, Christmas parties, business meetings, seminars, company parties, fundraisers, birthdays, anniversaries, wedding showers, and any other occasion you’d like to entertain.



Leslie Kidd Photography

(270) 234-6816

We love watching a kid become more confident during experiences with LKP. We love watching a family laugh together during their LKP photo session. We look forward to getting to know you and creating magic together!

Photography By Autumn

368 Ramp Rd, Austin, KY 42123

(270) 576-0439

I live this life all thanks to the good Lord above for blessing me not only with the talent I need to do the best job possible for you all, but also for blessing me with wonderful clients like yourself who see worth in art that comes from my point of view.

L Chantel Photography

Get in touch with her by the link or email:

Hey, I am Alexis Buford and this is a small insight on how I create my own perspective of the things in this world through my eyes but behind my lens!

Soul Gaze Photography

Hello, my name is Amber Flowers.

I’m a photographer, digital designer and mother of three based in Glasgow, Kentucky. I’m a bit hyper and eccentric, you’ll find that makes my work authentic and full of creative expression. My work tells a story and each client is a new adventure! Please stay a bit to browse my portfolio or send me a message for one tailored to your specific needs. I genuinely enjoy what I do and I hope you’ll see that same enthusiasm in my work.

Get in touch with Amber by using her website or email:

Wayne Garmon Photography

Let me help you plan and design your very own personal style session!
Text me at 270-590-8530.


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Brian Hogan Photography

(270) 646-5954

At Hogan Photography we strive to provide quality photography services at reasonable pricing.

Water Trails

Visit: River App for Green River conditions

Cave City

Cave Country Canoe

856 Old Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127


Camping, fishing, canoe, and kayak
for all ages. Canoe rental and outdoor outfitter.

Green River Canoeing

3057 Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127


3 hr to 2 night canoe or kayak trips though
Mammoth Cave National Park. Campsites available

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Adventures of Mammoth Cave

1240 Old Mammoth Cave Rd., Cave City, KY 42127


3hr to 3 day excursions

Barren River Lake State Resort Park

1850 State Park Road, Lucas, KY 42156


Boat and ski rental