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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Pests in our Park!
Among the biggest threats to our park are the pests that do not belong here!
Exotic or alien species have been introduced from other parts of the world. With no natural controls these "pest" species can invade our forests, kill native plants and animals, and destroy valuable natural habitat.
On the front lines of the battle to protect and preserve our park are the park scientists who are tasked with finding these potential pests and checking to ensure that park resources are healthy.
Scientists routinely inspect and monitor the park looking for alien species of plants and animals. They also take any necessary and appropriate action to combat these alien invaders!
BE ON THE LOOKOUT!
While in the park please observe all regulations pertaining to camping and hiking. Please do not bring any wood that is not from the local area. Please do not disturb any insect traps.
If you have any questions please call (606) 248-2817.
Did You Know?
Hensley Settlement is located on a plateau nearly 1,000 feet higher than the Pinnacle Overlook! Ranger-guided tours visit this historic log cabin settlement mid-May through the end of October.