• fog flows through Cumberland Gap

    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.

  • Back the Bears!

    Support the park's "Back the Bears" campaign and help keep our bears wild and safe! More »

  • 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.

Event Details

  • 11/10/2012

    Location: meet at the visitor center | Map Time: 7:00 PM Fee Information: Free! Contact Name: visitor center Contact Phone Number: (606) 248-2817, extension 1075

First, intrepid prowlers will be armed with loads of information on the tri-states local owls through a program at the park visitor center. Then, with a ranger, head out into the woods and search for these winged, nighttime creatures that throughout the ages have fascinated and awed and which have even been feared and venerated.