Cave Tour Alert!
White Nose Syndrome is a disease that is killing bats in great numbers and has been found in park caves. While visiting Gap Cave please do not wear or bring anything that has been in other caves. Skylight Cave is currently closed.
Cumberland Gap Tip Line
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Junior Ranger Program
Artwork by Dakota Saylor
Become a Junior Ranger Cumberland Gap National Historical Park!
Junior Ranger activity books are packed full of fun activities that showcase the colorful stories that can be experienced at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.
Books can be picked up in person or downloaded and printed. Once completed, the books should be presented to a park ranger at the visitor center who will check the books and issue an offical Junior Ranger badge!
Special Junior Ranger Activities!
Did You Know?
Kentucky’s Historian Laureate, Dr. Thomas Clark, listed Cumberland Gap as #1 in his list of 11 sites that every Kentuckian should visit. (Dr. Clark passed away on July 28th, 2005… just two weeks short of his 102nd birthday!)