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.
Cumberland Gap Tip Line
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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is a pet friendly park!
Pets are welcome but must be on a leash or in a carrier at all times while in the park.
Horses are allowed on designated trails and at the Hensley Camp, White Rocks, and Martin's Fork backcountry campsites.
Did You Know?
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.