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Mammoth Cave National Park, Cave City Plan for Anniversaries

WKU Public Radio

Mammoth Cave National Park and Cave City are preparing for celebrations that will mark special anniversaries in 2016.

Mammoth Cave will mark its 75th anniversary as a national park its 200th anniversary as a location for cave tours. In addition, Cave City will celebrate it sesquicentennial.

The Glasgow Daily Times reports Mammoth Cave plans to redo trails in the historic section of the cave and repair an elevator to offer impaired-mobility tours.

In addition, it plans to hold events focused on attracting more visitors and is working with the nonprofit organization Friends of Mammoth Cave to sponsor week long day camps for area children in June.

Events for next year are still being planned, but discussions have included holding concerts, painting murals and a Cave City festival.

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