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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.
Alcohol is allowed at individual campsites at the Wilderness Road Campground and in the backcountry and in picnic areas but not permitted in public areas or buildings within the park.
Open containers are not allowed in a vehicle that is in operation. It is illegal to operate a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
All applicable laws pertaining to alcohol are strictly enforced.
Did You Know?
Gap Cave has also been called: King Solomon's Cave, Soldier's Cave, and Cudjo's Cave! The cave was originally referred to as "Gap Cave" because of its proximity to the Gap. When early pioneers saw the cave they knew they were about to cross the mountains into the wilderness of Kentucky.