Increase in camping rates at the Wilderness Road campground
Effective June 1, 2013, camping rates will increase. Tent sites will increase to $14.00 per night and RV sites with electrical hookup will increase to $20.00 per night. Group camp sites will increase to $35.00 per night.
Special Program offered in place of Hensley tour on June 16
The regularly scheduled Hensley tour will not be offered on June 16 but will be replaced by a special Father's Day program. The road to the Hensley Settlement will be open to visitors and living history demonstrations will be offered. 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.
Civil War Event Cancelled
Invisible Souls: Behind the Veil of the Civil War, a special event showcasing stories of the Civil War October 4, 5, and 6, 2013 has been cancelled. Please call the park visitor center at (606) 248-2817, extension 1075 for more information.
Maps and Brochures
Park Map (10.1 mb)
Cumberland Gap Area Map (3.3 mb)
Map of Wilderness Road and area trails near Cumberland Gap, in color.
Route of the Historic Wilderness Road (2.62 mb)
Greenleaf Trail Guide (1.56 mb)
Guide to Greenleaf Trail near the Wilderness Road Campground
Wildflowers near the Wilderness Road Campground (9.77 mb)
Guide to wildflowers found in and around the campground.
Maps using Google Earth
The basic program is free and available at Google Earth. Google Earth is intended for use on newer computers with broadband or higher levels of connection.
Once you have downloaded the program it is possible to access the following maps:
Did You Know?
At one time it was proposed that a gigantic head of Abraham Lincoln be carved in the face of the Pinnacle Overlook.