Cumberland Gap Tip Line
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No Cave Tours or Hensley Tours on September 27
There will be no Gap Cave or Hensley Settlement tours offered on September 27, 2014 due to special Heritage Walk program. For more information please call the park visitor center at (606) 248-2817, extension 1075.
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Rivers and Streams
Photo by Scott Teodorski
Martin's Fork, Shillalah, Devil's Garden, Sugar Run, and Davis Branch are streams found in Kentucky. Lewis Hollow and Station Creek are streams found in Virginia. All these streams begin inside the park.
Other streams are located in the park but do not originate inside the park.
Martin's Fork and Shillalah Creek have supported brook trout in the past. Davis Branch supports a federal threatened species, blackside dace. All streams are bordered by forests, mountain laurel, and/or rhododendron.
Did You Know?
Cumberland Gap is an incredible destination for hikers and backpackers... over 85 miles of trails and numerous backcountry camping areas.