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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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.
12/13/2014Location: visitor center | Map Time: 10:00 AM Fee Information: Free! Contact Name: visitor center Contact Phone Number: (606) 248-2817, extension 1075
In the ever-hastening holiday hustle across the nation, shopping carts are filled with electronic games, gadgets, and gallantry, while streams of shoppers rush about, buying with a vengeance. But in the smoky, snow covered mountains of Appalachia the memories of Christmas past still linger, reminding us of what this season was like long ago!
Old and young alike are invited to join in this special morning and enjoy gingerbread, sugar cookies, and hot chocolate. Make a craft which you can share with loved ones on Christmas morning.