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.

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Mammoth Onyx Cave

Phone: 270-786-1010
Mammoth Onyx Cave Website
Location: 3700 L&N Turnpike – I-65, Exit 58, Horse Cave, KY 42749

One of the most beautiful and easily accessible caves in the US, Mammoth Onyx Cave was discovered in 1799 and opened to public tours in 1922.

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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

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

Featured on The Discovery Channel’s “Dirty jobs” series, Hidden River Cave is an 8-mile labyrinth dissolved by a subterranean river flowing beneath the historic small town of Horse Cave.

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.

Hidden River Cave – Wild Cave Tour

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.

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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!

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.

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.”