• 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

  • 05/17/2014

    Location: Meet at the Sugar Run picnic area | Map Time: 10:00 AM Fee Information: Free! Contact Name: visitor center Contact Phone Number: (606) 248-2817, extension 1075

Look closely … critters lurk in the damp mountain forest hidden beneath logs, in streams, under rocks. Explore the woodlands during this 2 mile round trip hike while     learning about salamanders, frogs, and other plants and animals that thrive in the shady, wet world of the       mountain stream community.