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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Bicycles can be ridden on approximately 7 miles of park trails. Bicycles are allowed on park roads; however caution is advised as most park roads experience a high amount of vehicle traffic.
A "Rails to Trails" program and Greenway Trail System in adjacent communities provide additional biking opportunities and can be accessed from the park.
Did You Know?
Between 1775 and 1810 some 300,000 settlers crossed Cumberland Gap and began settling the land west of the Appalachians. These brave pioneers were following dreams of prosperity in the wilderness of Kentucky.