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    Cumberland Gap

    National Historical Park KY,TN,VA

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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!

    Support the park's "Back the Bears" campaign and help keep our bears wild and safe! 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.

Join Our Friends

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Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is a non profit group established to support the park and its programs.

Becoming a member of the Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park will help enhance visitor activities, preserve history, fund special events and projects, provide educational outreach, maintain trails and facilities, protect the park's natural beauty, and much more!

Join the Friends of Cumberland Gap Natinonal Historical Park and help support your national park!

Contact via email or send correspondence to:

Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
2116 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Check out the Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park website!

Did You Know?

Wheelchair Accessible Symbol

Designated sites at the park’s Wilderness Road Campground are fully accessible. These sites feature hardened surfaces, increased fire grate height and wheelchair-friendly picnic tables. Many of the park's other facilities are fully accessible as well! More...