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.
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!
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Breeze along the treetops at the edge of Mammoth Cave National Park at Kentucky’s first canopy zip line tour. Adventures of Mammoth Cave offers 2 separate courses that travel across 7 zip lines, spanning over 60 acres of rolling-high-ridged hills.
Located in Hart, Barren and Edmonson counties, Mammoth Cave National Park is one of Kentucky’s “There’s Only One” attractions.
Location: 5824 South Jackson Highway (US 31E) Horse Cave KY 42749 Phone: 270-786-1663 Seasonal Hours: April through October: Open Monday – Saturday 8 am to 5 pm. Closed Sundays
Come feed the animals, drive thru the safari park, hang out in the petting zoo, ride the train and more!