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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Things To Know Before You Come
Photo by Chuck Summers
Come experience the beauty and solitude of the southern mountains! The story of early pioneers; settlers and soldiers; pristine mountain streams; sights and sounds of wildlife; pastoral landscapes- all can be found while exploring Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.
Did You Know?
Hensley Settlement is located on a plateau nearly 1,000 feet higher than the Pinnacle Overlook! Ranger-guided tours visit this historic log cabin settlement mid-May through the end of October.