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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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park was established in 1940. Today the park encompasses approximately 24,000 acres and contains a wide array of natural and cultural resources.
Management of the park and its resources is carried out by staff with various roles including: Visitor and resource protection, interpretation and education, maintenance, science and resources management, and administration.
Management objectives focus on protection of park resources while providing enjoyment for all park visitors.
Did You Know?
Designated sites at the park’s Wilderness Road Campground are fully accessible. These sites feature hardened surfaces, increased fire grate height and wheelchair-friendly picnic tables. Many of the park's other facilities are fully accessible as well! More...