Due to bridge work in the park, please be alert to lane changes and changing traffic patterns. More »
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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Where To Eat
There are no dining facilities in the park. However, resaurants are located in Middlesboro, Kentucky; Cumberland Gap, Tennessee; and Harrogate, Tennessee; and Tazewell, Tennessee. Dining facilities can also be found at Kentucky's Pine Mountain State Park approximately 13 miles to the north.
There are a number of picnic areas in the park. Most have shaded picnic tables, water fountains, and trash containers. Some of the picnic areas also have covered shelters which can accomodate large groups.
These shelters can be reserved up to 90 days in advance by calling (606) 248-2817. A $30.00 reservation fee does apply.
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.