EDMONSON COUNTY, Ky. (WZTV) — Leaders in Washington have introduced new expansions to Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park.
Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) and U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced the “Mammoth Cave National Park Boundary Adjustment Act” in the House and U.S. Senate on Monday, June 6.
"As the world's longest known cave system full of biodiversity and history, Mammoth Cave National Park is not only a treasure to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, but also a treasure to the entire world," said Congressman Guthrie.
The bill will put in place:
Tourism to Mammoth Cave National Park created $69.2 million in economic benefits in 2021 and expansion of this land is expected to increase its economic impact on the community.
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