• fog flows through Cumberland Gap

    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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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.

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  • 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.

Fees & Reservations

Entrance Fees
Cumberland Gap has no entrance fees.


Activity Fees

 
Tour enters Gap Cave

Tour entering Gap Cave

NPS Photo

Gap Cave Tours
Adults - $8.00
Seniors with Golden Age Passports - $4.00
Children ages 5-12 - $4.00

Reservations are recommended and can be made up to one month in advance by calling (606)248-2817.

 
Hensley Settlement Tour

Park Ranger leads visitors through the historic Hensley Settlement high atop Brush Mountain.

Photo by John Graves

Hensley Settlement Tours
Adults - $10.00
Seniors with Golden Age Passports - $5.00
Children twelve and under - $5.00.

Reservations are recommended and can be made up to one month in advance by calling (606)248-2817.


See Guided Tours section for trip descriptions

Did You Know?

Gap Cave

Gap Cave has also been called: King Solomon's Cave, Soldier's Cave, and Cudjo's Cave! The cave was originally referred to as "Gap Cave" because of its proximity to the Gap. When early pioneers saw the cave they knew they were about to cross the mountains into the wilderness of Kentucky.