• fog flows through Cumberland Gap

    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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  • Cumberland Gap Tip Line

    Help protect your national park! Report any crimes or suspicious activity including damage or theft of park resources. More »

  • 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 »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 04/19/2014, 04/20/2014

    Location: Meet at the Wilderness Road Campground amphitheater | Map Time: 10:00 AM Fee Information: Free! Contact Name: visitor center Contact Phone Number: (606) 248-2817, extension 1075

With the coming of spring, Mother Nature spreads her colorful apron upon the earth. Dazzling yellow wood sorrel, stunning violet, liverwort and delicate pink ladyslippers are but a few of the prism colored gemsscattered along the landscape.  Short hikes on trails around thecampground will reveal these beauties.