Group
Tent Sites
Equestrian
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
About First Creek Dispersed Mammoth Cave
Price
$8.00
Operator
National Forest
Access
Hike In
Features
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
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Location
First Creek Dispersed Mammoth Cave is located in Kentucky
Latitude
36.2256 N
Longitude
-86.2243 W
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1 Review of First Creek Dispersed Mammoth Cave
All down hill

First Camp Dispersed tent sites are an enjoyable hike down into the First Creek ,creek bed of Green River in Mammoth Cave National Forest, Ky

If you go early enough in the season you will see some awesome rock formations. Once all the foliage fills in its not as picturesque .

Find Ollie Rd on the back side of Mammoth and take the gravel road straight at the hard right turn. First Creek can be hiked to from two different parking areas and it’s part of the Loop trail used by hikers and horseback riders alike. A map is very useful for distances and trail directions because the markers are not always where they are supposed to be. There is an beautiful pond/lake at the bottom of the hike that empties into the Green River. Realize of course water = snakes and take precautions. Two choices of tent sites. Both have a fire ring , lantern hook and tent pad. Firewood is all around :) tote in your water or filtration system and everything you need cause the hike back up that hill ain’t short! It gets DARK here! You should have some beautiful star gazing opportunities and some wildlife interactions. Once again take precautions with your food, it’s a long hike back up that hill! Bug spray! Enough said! Love this out of the way area but it can be quite spooky ;) Enjoy ;)

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