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    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.

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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  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Thursday, August 14, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Thursday, August 14, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Friday, August 15, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Friday, August 15, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Evening Around the Campfire

    Saturday, August 16, 2014

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

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Evening Around the Campfire

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

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

  • Honey Tree Spur Trail

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Moderate hike through leafy deciduous forests, approximately 1 mile. More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • In the Footsteps of Early Explorers

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

  • Gap Cave tours

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Ranger guided tours of spectacular Gap Cave More

  • Evening Around the Campfire

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

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

  • Gap Cave Tours

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Ranger led tours of Gap Cave More

  • Hensley Settlement Tours

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Ranger led tours of the historic Hensley Settlement More

 

Did You Know?

President Richard Nixon

Vice President Richard Nixon visited Cumberland Gap on July 3, 1959 to commemorate the formal dedication of the park which took place the following day. While at the park he visited the scenic Pinnacle Overlook and attended festivities in the nearby town of Middlesboro, Kentucky.