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    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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  • Cumberland Gap Tip Line

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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 »

Lodging

While there are no lodges or cabins within the park, a variety of overnight accommodations including hotels, motels, lodges, cabins and bed & breakfasts are available within a few minutes drive.

For information on lodging in Middlesboro or Pineville, Kentucky please call Bell County Tourism Information at (606) 248-2482 or (800) 988-1075.

Information about lodging in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee is available by calling the Towne of Cumberland Gap at (423) 869-3860.

Tazewell, Tennessee lodging information can be obtained by calling the Claiborne County Tourism Committee at (423) 626-4149 or (800) 332-8164.

Did You Know?

Kentucky’s Historian Laureate, Dr. Thomas Clark

Kentucky’s Historian Laureate, Dr. Thomas Clark, listed Cumberland Gap as #1 in his list of 11 sites that every Kentuckian should visit. (Dr. Clark passed away on July 28th, 2005… just two weeks short of his 102nd birthday!)