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    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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  • No Cave Tours or Hensley Tours on September 27

    There will be no Gap Cave or Hensley Settlement tours offered on September 27, 2014 due to special Heritage Walk program. For more information please call the park visitor center at (606) 248-2817, extension 1075.

  • 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.

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Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 01/04/2014, 01/05/2014, 01/11/2014, 01/12/2014, 01/18/2014, 01/19/2014, 01/25/2014, 01/26/2014, 02/01/2014, 02/02/2014, 02/08/2014, 02/09/2014, 02/15/2014, 02/16/2014, 02/22/2014, 02/23/2014, 03/01/2014, 03/02/2014, 03/08/2014, 03/09/2014, 03/15/2014, 03/16/2014, 03/22/2014, 03/23/2014, 03/29/2014, 03/30/2014, 04/05/2014, 04/06/2014, 04/12/2014, 04/13/2014, 04/19/2014, 04/20/2014, 04/26/2014, 04/27/2014, 05/03/2014, 05/04/2014, 05/10/2014, 05/11/2014, 05/17/2014, 05/18/2014, 05/24/2014, 08/31/2014, 09/06/2014, 09/07/2014, 09/13/2014, 09/14/2014, 09/20/2014, 09/21/2014, 09/27/2014, 09/28/2014, 10/04/2014, 10/05/2014, 10/11/2014, 10/12/2014, 10/18/2014, 10/19/2014, 10/25/2014, 10/26/2014, 11/01/2014, 11/02/2014, 11/08/2014, 11/09/2014, 11/15/2014, 11/16/2014, 11/22/2014, 11/23/2014, 11/29/2014, 11/30/2014

    Location: Tours meet at the Daniel Boone parking area | Map Time: 10:00 AM,2:00 PM Fee Information: $8.00 adults, $4.00 visitors with Interagency Senior or Access pass, $4.00 children aged 5 through 12 Contact Name: visitor center Contact Phone Number: (606) 248-2817, extension 1075

A two hour adventure awaits as you explore Gap Cave with its majestic stalagmites, striking stalactites and shimmering flowstone. Step into the music room and listen for the whispers of a Civlil War soldier. Catch a glimpse of a bat or a cave salamander.

Reservations are recommended and can be made up to one month in advance. All tours meet at the Daniel Boone parking area.

Comfortable walking shoes and clothing are a must. No sandals or open toed shoes are permitted. This tour involves a 1.5 mile walk and 183 steps must be negotiated in the cave. For safety, no children under the age of five are permitted on the cave tour.

A disease known as White Nosed Syndrome is killing bats throughout the region. It is thought that it can be transmitted on clothing and other items brought into the cave by visitors. Please do not wear or bring anything that has been in other caves.