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Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

Phone: 270-786-1010
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo Website
Location: 3700 L&N Turnpike – I-65, Exit 58, Horse Cave, KY 42749

Visit one of Kentucky’s most unique family-friendly adventure parks where you can have interactive encounters with animals from Australia, Kentucky and around the world. Pet a kangaroo.

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Hidden River Cave Zipline & Rappel

Phone: 270-786-1466
Hidden River Cave Website
Address: 119 East Main Street, Horse Cave KY 42749

Zipline across one of the most spectacular cave entrances in all of Kentucky, located right in downtown Horse Cave! Watch that first step it is a doozie but it’s a rush!

American Cave Museum

Phone: 270-786-1466 Location:I-65, Exit 58 119 East Main Street, Horse Cave KY 42749. Adjacent to Hidden River Cave, the American Cave Museum has been honored by the Nature Conservancy Magazine as “a little bit of Smithsonian in rural Kentucky.”

Jammin’ on the Porch – Every Thursday

Bluegrass Jam Session on Thursday nights at The Bookstore in downtown Horse Cave. Public jam sessions are free. Bring your acoustical instrument and join in or come by and enjoy the music! 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm every Thursday. For more information call (270) 218-0386.

Maple Avenue Park

The Maple Avenue Park is a beautiful green space in downtown Horse Cave behind the historic Thomas House and adjacent to Hidden River Cave. Dotted with benches, picnic tables and trees, a 1/3 mile walking trail circles the park. A pattern on the trail marks the pathway of Hidden River Cave below ground.

Horse Cave Stories Cell Phone Tour

Check out Horse Cave’s award-winning cell phone walking tour that showcases the history and culture of the tiny town built on top of a cave. The tour is linked to horsecavestories.com that is full of stories about tobacco farming, cave wars, Harlem Globetrotters, the Kentucky Repertory Theatre, the town’s narrow streets, feuds and much more.

Hart County Barn Quilt Trail

In the tradition of quilt trails throughout rural America, the artistry of the traditional quilts has been displayed on backdrops of historic barns and buildings in Hart County. Even if it is raining, you can still enjoy a day of adventure finding the quilt blocks.

Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve

Learn about the Battle and Siege of Munfordville, the Battle of Rowletts Station and the Skirmish of Woodsonville, three of the Civil War’s significant events at the Battle for the Bridge Historic Preserve.

Old Munfordville Cell Phone Walking Tour

Munfordville abounds with history and it is clearly evident in the many architectural structures that still remain from the 19th century. The Old Munfordville Walking Tour is made up of historical buildings and sites that were either occupied during the Civil War or have a special place in the establishment of Munfordville.

Hart County Historical Museum

The historic Chapline Building in downtown Munfordville houses the Hart County Historical Society’s extensive collection of historic objects, images, books, maps and papers relating to the history of Hart County.

Kentucky Stonehenge

This bit of ancient society is a (not-to-scale) replica of the English landmark created by a Munfordville resident who used native rocks. Free.

Country Girl at Heart Farm Tour

Country Girl at Heart B&B 6230 Priceville Rd., Munfordville, Ky. You’ll enjoy a great 2-hour farm tour at this sustainable “green”-built Kentucky family working farm bed and breakfast. phone: 270-531-5276.

Green River Park and Arboretum

Green River Park & Arboretum is located on the banks of the beautiful Green River in historic Downtown Munfordville. Primitive camping is allowed, call City Hall to let them know you will be camping.

Mammoth Cave Adventures Zipline and More

Breeze along the treetops at the edge of Mammoth Cave National Park at Kentucky’s first canopy zip line tour. Mammoth Cave Adventures offers 2 separate courses that travel across 7 zip lines, spanning over 60 acres of rolling-high-ridged hills.

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Located in Hart, Barren and Edmonson counties, Mammoth Cave National Park is one of Kentucky’s “There’s Only One” attractions.

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