Hike the Cedar Sink Trail

1.6 Miles Round Trip - 333 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Cedar Sink Trailhead - Search Nearby - 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.

Tags

Fitness
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

1.6 Miles
333 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

Stay Nearby

Horse Cave, Kentucky

Horse Cave KOA

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Drakes Ridge Farm Campsite

From $120/night

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Bowling Green KOA

Provo, Kentucky

Ingram's Signature Site

From $100/night

Nearby Adventures

Hike to Sunset Point

0.3 Miles Round Trip - 0 ft gain

Hike the River Styx Spring Trail

1.2 Miles Round Trip - 250 ft gain

Tour the Diamond Caverns

0.5 Miles Round Trip

More Nearby Adventures

Reviews

Leave a Review

Overall rating: 

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!