Cumberland Gap Tip Line
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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!
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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?
Cumberland Gap is an incredible destination for hikers and backpackers... over 85 miles of trails and numerous backcountry camping areas.