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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.

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July 29, 2014
A Pass Through the Mountains: Songs and Stories of Cumberland Gap
Musicians Sparky and Rhonda Rucker showcase the stories of America through their music at the Wilderness Road campground.

July 25, 2014
Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Receives 2014 Impact
Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park receives Impact Grant from the National Park Foundation. The grant will support park and community initiatives related to bears.

July 23, 2014
Tourism to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Creates $46 Million in Economic Benefit
Report highlights economic benefits of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park to local community.

June 19, 2014
Over the Top July Fourth Weekend at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Fourth of July weekend full of activities awaits visitors to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

April 06, 2014
Be Bear Aware
As the bears come out of their winter slumber, park rangers embark on an educational campaign focusing on bear awareness and community involvement.

March 11, 2014
Exciting Medley of Programs Offered at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Medley of programs offered at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park offer something for everyone.

March 04, 2014
Tourism to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Creates Over 50 Million Dollars in Economic Benefits
New report shows economic benefit of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park to the local economy.

February 18, 2014
Sula Jacobs Selected as Superintendent of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Sula Jacobs has been selected as the new Superintendent of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

November 29, 2013
Last of the Old-Time Toy Makers Revives the Real Spirit of Christmas at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Historical demonstrator Joey Beason showcases the art of crafting old time toys as part of "A Taste of Christmas Past" program.

 
 

Did You Know?

Brigadier General Felix Zollicoffer

Civil War buffs will appreciate the fact that the famous Confederate Brigadier General Felix Zollicoffer personally supervised the construction of the earthen fortifications at Cumberland Gap.