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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The park's stories come alive in our bookstore!
The Eastern National bookstore is located at the park visitor center and carries books, maps, videos, postcards, and numerous other items which showcase Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Items can be purchased at the store, by mail, or online.
For information about items in our bookstore or to place an order by mail please call (606) 248-7606.
Items purchased at our bookstore directly support the park and its programs.
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.