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    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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    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.

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Event Details

  • Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 05/27/2013 to 08/30/2013

    Location: tours meet at the Daniel Boone parking area | Map Time: 10:00 AM,2:00 PM Fee Information: $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for seniors with senior pass, $4.00 for children aged 5 through 12 Contact Name: visitor center Contact Phone Number: (606) 248-2817

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 Civil War Soldier.  Catch a glimpse of a little brown bat or a cave        salamander.

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

This tour involves a 1.5 mile walk; 183 steps must be negotiated within the cave. For the safety of all, no children under the age of five are permitted on the cave tour. Wearing of sandals or crocs in the cave is not allowed.