Hike the Cedar Sink Trail

1.6 miles 333 ft gain  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Alex Harrison

One of the best hikes in Mammoth Cave National Park, Cedar Spring Trail showcases several sunken in pools of water surrounded by massive cliffs and a forest of trees.

Starting at the parking lot off of National Park Boundary Road, you will follow the marked sign on the path until you hit a set of metal stairs heading downward. Take the stairs to the bottom and take the first left on the trail to the observation deck that overlooks the Cedar Spring.

A map of the park is available here.

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about 1 month ago

A great way to explore above the cave.

See the remains of a imploded portion of Mammoth Cave. It is a great forest hike down into the sinkhole left behind.

Hidden Awesomeness!

We have been all around Mammoth. We have kayaked, hiked, explored and visited so many times. However, we have somehow missed Cedar Sink. We loved it!

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