Basic Information

91 Bartlett Park Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965

By Plane The closest major airport is located in Knoxville, Tennessee approximately 85 miles away. Flights can also be made into Lexington, Kentucky approximately 130 miles away. By Car The park entrance is located on Highway 25E just south of Middlesboro Kentucky.

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

The park is open 24 hours a day to pedestrian and cyclists. Some services and facilities have separate hours, however; please see descriptions of those areas elsewhere.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

Summers at Cumberland Gap are hot and humid, with temperatures commonly in the mid to upper 90s. Winters are generally mild with rain and some periods of snow January through March. Temperatures usually range in the 30s and 40s. Weather can sometimes be unpredictable, especially at higher elevations.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fees - $0.00

There are no entrance fees at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor Center

The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor Center is located on U.S. Highway 25E just south of Middlesboro, Kentucky.

 
Pinnacle View

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. The park consists of approximately 24,000 acres, 85 miles of trails, camping, and lots to do and see!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

91 Bartlett Park Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Phone:

(606) 248-2817

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