The first thing visitors notice about rural Kentucky is how green it is. (It might be called bluegrass, but it’s just another shade of green!) We’re trees and fields and farms and countryside and caves and rivers. Even though most of our county’s rivers are underground, we have the state’s longest above-ground river, Green River.
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Location: 5824 South Jackson Highway (US 31E) Horse Cave KY 42749 Phone: 270-786-1663 Seasonal Hours: April through October: Monday – Saturday 8 am to 5 pm and Sundays noon to 5pm. Winter Hours: November – December 31 Open 8 am to 4 pm Monday – Saturday Noon to 4pm on Sundays.
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.
The Hidden River Cave Wild Cave Tour takes you off trail in an extreme option that involves strenuous hiking through muddy and wet cave passages and features an underground stream, domed rooms, and cave adapted animals.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.