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.



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


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


An old favorite now reopened!
Open DAILY through October 31, 2019
425 Prewitts Knob Rd., Cave City, KY


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


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


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

(seasonal, closed Mon)
Outdoor market
802 S. Dixie Highway


B Bar B Indoor Arena

1909 Carden Road
Glasgow, KY
(270) 834-0981



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

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

Twyman Park

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

545 Bunch Avenue

Glasgow, KY

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

Zip Line

Cave City

Kentucky Action Park

3057 Mammoth Cave Rd.
Cave City, KY



Mammoth Cave Adventures

1994 Roy Hunter Rd.
Cave City, KY


Shooting Range


Sportsmans Gun & Indoor Range

4276 N Jackson Hwy
Glasgow, KY

(270) 678-3006.



Fox Hollow Golf Course

280 Clubhouse Lane

Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 678-7277

Willow Oaks County Club Golf Course

350 Country Club Road
Glasgow, KY 42141

270-308-OAKS (call or text)

Cave City

The Golf Place

810 Mammoth Cave Rd.
Cave City, KY


Indoor Golf Simulator



Bolin’S Market & Garden Center

22850 Louisville Rd.
Park City, KY

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.



Barren Wholesale Greenhouse

2920 Scottsville Rd.
Glasgow, KY 42141

Experienced growers of bedding plants, hanging baskets, and flowering pot plants for the wholesale market.



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


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

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

Mammoth Cave National Park

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

1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy
Mammoth Cave, KY

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



Water Fun


Karst Beach

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
(270) 651-9296

Wedding/ Party Venue


The Venue @ Barren Breeze

554 South Lucas Road Lucas, KY 42156
Phone:(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.


Old Richardson Place

E. Washington St. Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270) 590-5450

By revitalizing a part of our local history, the Old Richardson Place aims to enrich our downtown area by providing you with an event space that feels inviting and full of character. They are a venue that is deeply rooted in community, faith, and values. Their goal is to inspire hope for every guest and use their space to foster a sense of true hospitality.

FAB Studios and Catering Co.

201 W. Water St
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (270)590-5030

Offering a full catering menu and event space. Catering your place or ours! We travel up to 50 miles from Glasgow and serve anything between bbq and prime rib! Menus specialized just for your party!

Country Ridge Venue

8023 Finney Rd
Glasgow, KY 42141
Phone: (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 P
hone: (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
Phone: (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
Phone: (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

Phone: (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
Phone: (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.


Brian Hogan Photography

Phone: (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


856 Old Mammoth Cave Rd.
Cave City, KY 42127

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


3057 Mammoth Cave Rd.
Cave City, KY

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


Carver's Kayaks

3134 N Jackson Hwy, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 646-0488

They are open most Saturdays from 9-4. They are available by reservation only Sunday-Friday. Call or message them to set up a reservation!



1240 Old Mammoth Cave Rd.
Cave City, KY

3hr to 3 day excursions


1850 State Park Road
Lucas, KY

Boat and ski rental

Mammoth Cave Adventures

1994 Roy Hunter Rd, Cave City, KY 42127

(270) 773-6087

Adventures of Mammoth Cave offers many ways to explore the great outdoors. Choose from two zipline courses, an aerial challenge course, tower drop, or horseback riding. They provide everything you need to take your friends and family on an unforgettable adventure. Book with them online today!


Cave City


Taxidermy collection of international wildlife
409 E Happy Valley St.
Cave City, KY


South Central Kentucky Cultural Center "Museum of the Barrens"

200 W Water St, Glasgow, KY 42141

(270) 651-9792

Center featuring a local-history museum, plus local art, genealogy resources & a gift shop.