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?
Between 1775 and 1810 some 300,000 settlers crossed Cumberland Gap and began settling the land west of the Appalachians. These brave pioneers were following dreams of prosperity in the wilderness of Kentucky.