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.
Join Our Friends
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!
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Friends of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Did You Know?
Vice President Richard Nixon visited Cumberland Gap on July 3, 1959 to commemorate the formal dedication of the park which took place the following day. While at the park he visited the scenic Pinnacle Overlook and attended festivities in the nearby town of Middlesboro, Kentucky.