Please purchase or gather firewood in the campground to avoid bringing in the exotic Emerald Ash Borer or the Asian Long Horned Beetle. These exotic insects can be easily spread by bringing in infested firewood from outside the area.
Wilderness Road Campground
The Wilderness Road Campground is open seasonally. The campground will close at noon on November 29th, 2016 and will reopen on March 15th, 2017. The campground is located approximately 3 miles from the park visitor center off of Highway 58 in Virginia. It has 160 sites in a beautiful wooded setting.
Address for use with a GPS is 854 National Park Road, Ewing,VA.
GPS Coordinates (latitude/longitude): 83 37 58.12 W and 36 36 15.12 N
20, 30 and 50 amp electrical hookups are available at 41 of the sites. Hot showers and potable water are located in the comfort stations. A dump station is located near the campground entrance. Camp sites are easily accessed along paved loop roads. Many of the sites are large enough to accomodate an RV or trailer of up to 50 feet. Most sites require backing, site C4 is a pull through site.
Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Eight people, four tents, and two cars maximum per site.
$14.00 per night per site for tent sites with no electricity,
$20.00 per night per site for electrical hookup,
All sites are one-half price for Senior Pass and Access Pass holders.
Group camp sites are available. Cost is $35.00 per night per site.
Reservations for group campsites can be made up to three months in advance by calling the park visitor center at (606) 248-2817.
Please be aware of bears! Bears are active in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. All food must be properly stored in a vehicle when not in use and garbage must be properly stored or disposed of in park bear proof containers.