JESSE JAMES RIDING STABLES
& OUTLAW CAVE
Horseback Riding – Cave Tours – Mini Golf – Snack Bar
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
Cave City, KY
Jesse James Riding Stables & Outlaw Cave offer horseback riding, Cave Tours, a Western-themed Mini Golf Course and a Snack Bar! Our western-themed Mini golf is the largest in the Ky Cave Area. Jesse James Riding Stables has been family owned & operated for over 50 years! We invite you to come enjoy a scenic guided trail upon one of our gentle horses on a two mile trail with an estimated riding time of one hour. We are one of the largest and oldest stables in KY. Jesse James Riding Stables is pleased to offer some of the most gentle horses in the area. Our trail guides will lead you along some of the same paths that the notorious Jesse James took. Come explore Outlaw Cave, be sure to call to make a reservation for a Wild Cave Tour.
Green River Canoeing & Kayaking
3057 Mammoth Cave Rd
If you are looking for unforgettable Adventures on the Green and Nolin River, Give Green River Canoeing & Kayaking a call, Monday-Sunday at 270-773-5712. Open April-October, Weather Permitting. We are locally owned with over two decades of Paddling experience, and are proud to operate the oldest licensed outfitter in Mammoth Cave National Park. Our unparalleled knowledge of the local area empowers us to introduce other families to this stunning corner of the world.
Beech Bend Park & Splash Lagoon
798 Beech Bend Road
The amusement park offers dozens of rides including the top-rated Ky Rumbler wooden coaster, plus Splash Lagoon Water Park, Gold Rush mini-golf, games, go-carts and live entertainment daily. Great family entertainment is included with admission featuring the Master of Illusions Magic Show every day, a Wild West Comedy show every day except Tuesdays and an interactive game show on Fridays and Saturdays. The rides line up includes family rides, children’s rides and thrill rides for all ages. Join us every Friday night for the Friday Night Lights event – special $18 admission fee for Friday Night Lights. Parking, tubes and sunscreen are free. Admission prices are family friendly and affordable. The amusement park opens mid-May and is open through mid-September.
Splash Lagoon Water Park includes an award-winning, thrilling slide complex featuring Tidal Wave, Riptide, Polynesian Plunge, and Cyclone Saucers. The water park also includes Surf’s Up wave pool, a lazy river and Tiki Island play structure plus a giant leisure pool, Raging Rapids water slides and a children’s play structure. Tiki Island includes seven slides, a tipping bucket and many interactive water elements. The water park opens the third Saturday in May each year and remains open until the mid-September. Inner tubes/mats, lifejackets and sunscreen are free in Splash Lagoon. Log on to beechbend.com for directions and admission and season pass information.
Adventures of Mammoth Cave
Ziplines – Aeriel Challenge Course- Horseback Riding – Paddling – Biking
1994 Roy Hunter Rd
Take your family and friends on a thrilling adventure through the outdoors. Adventures of Mammoth Cave offers many ways to explore the great outdoors. We provide everything you need to take your friends and family on an unforgettable adventure. Adventures of Mammoth Cave offer 2 Zipline Courses to choose from – that will take you high above magestic Mammoth Cave National Park, a 27 obstacle Aeriel Challenge Course, Go Horseback Riding in the hills of Mammoth Cave, Canoe and Kayak Rentals for paddling on our beautiful rivers, Park & Ride Mountain Bike and regular E-Bike rentals. Your adventure, your way! Book your 2023 schedule or gift certificate using promo code 20 and receive 20% off! Call with any questions 270-773-6087.
RAVEN’S CROSS VILLAGE OF ADVENTURE
Haunted Village – Escape Rooms – Legendary Collectibles Gift Shop – Gellyball
907 Mammoth Cave Rd
Raven’s Cross is Home of Ky’s Premier Immersive Haunted Village. Become immersed in our story by visiting our Haunted Attraction on weekends in October. Come by and shop at our Legendary Collectibles, gift and collectibles store, we offer the biggest collection of one-of-a kind gift items! In season, you are invited to come experience Gellyball. What is Gellyball? It’s like Paint ball without the paint and without the pain. Yes, you can feel it, but if you follow the rules, it won’t hurt. Great for birthday parties, corporate retreats, and more. Call 270-773-7083 for more information on booking your next fun gellyball gathering. Raven’s Cross Escapes are open year-round, appointments are recommended, available for groups, birthdays, families, and evening hours are available. Visit Raven’s Cross, in the heart of Cave Country!
CRYSTAL ONYX Cave
gem panning, picnic area, photo ops, show cave, gift/rock shop
425 Prewitt’s Knob Rd
Crystal Onyx offers 2 separate 1 hour, 1/2 mile, unscripted guided tours of one of the regions most beautiful formation filled caves. Focusing on family, fun, education & entertainment. Crystal Onyx is family owned and operated with a unique ‘route 66’ above ground theme. Many photo ops are available with statues & oddities nestled in a secluded woodland setting, high atop the knob. The caves meandering trails have recently been renovated with groomed crushed limestone, new stairs, bridges, handrails and are exceptionally well lit. Reservations are available but not necessary. Crystal Onyx Cave is a seasonal attraction, Trip Advisor calls us Cave City’s #1 Tourist Attraction several years in a row! I-65 exit 53, 3 miles east, come see us at CRYSTAL ONYX Cave, established in 1960. Open Seasonally – call 270-773-3377.
ONYX CAVE & ROCK SHOP
Cave Tours – Rock Shop – Gem Mining
93 Huckleberry Knob Road
Seasonal hours: Open March through December
In addition to our Cave Tours and shopping, be sure to purchase bag of gems for gem mining in our unique outdoor sluice. The Onyx Cave Rock Shop carries a large variety of minerals, rocks, fossils, jewelry, home décor and paintings by local artists. Onyx Cave offers 30-minute cave tours, and is touted as one of the prettiest caves in South Central Ky. Your underground experience includes views of beautiful cave coral, a wall of cave bacon, and a 40′ tall column. Cave tours are led by experienced, knowledgeable guides that will point out the many cave formations. There are few stairs and the cave stays at a cool 60 degrees year-round! Photography is allowed.
1900 Mammoth Cave Parkway
Gem Mining, Sluicing
Diamond Caverns, located at 1900 Mammoth Cave Parkway, offering cave tours of the most beautiful cave in the region, shopping for souvenirs, tshirts, collectibles and home decor. We also offer outdoor Gem Mining for kids of all ages! Open year-round our Gift and Rock Shoppe offer several sizes of classic gemstone mixes to choose from such as Lucky Strike, Mega Strike and Mother Lode. Come sluicing for your perfect souvenir or gemstone today!