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    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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  • Cumberland Gap Tip Line

    Help protect your national park! Report any crimes or suspicious activity including damage or theft of park resources. More »

  • 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 »

Nearby Attractions

Nearby National Park Service Areas

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area 90mi

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site 80mi

Great Smoky Mountains National Park 120mi

Mammoth Cave National Park 225mi



Other Local Attractions

Kentucky Coal Mining Museum (606) 848-1530, 45mi

Abraham Lincoln Museum (423) 869-6235, 3mi

Pine Mountain State Resort Park (606) 337-3066, 15mi

Wilderness Road State Park (276) 445-3065, 10mi

 

Did You Know?

Brigadier General Felix Zollicoffer

Civil War buffs will appreciate the fact that the famous Confederate Brigadier General Felix Zollicoffer personally supervised the construction of the earthen fortifications at Cumberland Gap.