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    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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  • 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.

  • Shuttle to Hensley Settlement

    There will be no shuttle or tour to Hensley Settlement on August 10, 2014. Tours on other days will continue to be offered as scheduled. For questions and more information please call the park visitor center at (606) 248-2817, extension 1075.

  • 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.

Schedule Of Events

Historical characters

Cast of characters brings the stories of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park to life.

Interpretive and Educational Programs are offered throughout the year

2014 Program Schedule (3.3mb)

 

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Events Upcoming for July

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  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • In the Footsteps of Early Explorers

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Hike along the historic Wilderness Road while learning about early explorers and pioneers. More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Evening Around the Campfire

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Evening campfire programs focusing the natural and cultural history of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

 

Did You Know?

Pioneers cross Cumberland Gap

Between 1775 and 1810 some 300,000 settlers crossed Cumberland Gap and began settling the land west of the Appalachians. These brave pioneers were following dreams of prosperity in the wilderness of Kentucky.