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    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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  • Sugar Run Trail Closed to Horses

    The Sugar Run Trail is temporarily closed to horse use due to the number of fallen trees as a result of recent storms. The trail is still open for hikers, but hikers should use caution.

  • Shuttle to Hensley Settlement

    There will be no shuttle or tour to Hensley Settlement on August 10, 2014. Tours on other days will continue to be offered as scheduled. For questions and more information please call the park visitor center at (606) 248-2817, extension 1075.

  • Back the Bears!

    Support the park's "Back the Bears" campaign and help keep our bears wild and safe! More »

  • 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.

Junior Ranger Program

junior ranger drawing

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!

Junior Ranger Activity Book (8.70 MB)

 

Special Junior Ranger Activities!
Join park rangers on a park adventure! Special activities for junior rangers are offered throughout the year. These activities are free!

Did You Know?

Fire Pink, a bright red appalachian wildflower.

Although Cumberland Gap is designated a national historical park, 14,000 of its 24,000 acres have been proposed, and are managed, as wilderness.