Things To Do

White Rocks
White Rocks Overlook

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Discover rich history, spectacular overlooks, unique rock formations, cascading waterfalls, and an extensive trail system in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park's 24,000 acres.

 
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Park ranger with visitors in Gap Cave

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Explore a hidden world found underground- inside the mountains! It is a world of darkness, with fantastic dripstone formations and strange animals who have adapted to the cave environment. Ranger led tours of Gap Cave are offered throughout the year.

 
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Historic cabin, hog pen, barn, and corn crib at the Hensley Settlement

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The stories of early pioneers and settlers, Civil War Soldiers, and mountain communities come alive when visiting the numerous historic buildings and structures found in the park. Tours of the historic Hensley Settlement are offered from May through October.

Virtual tour of Hensley Settlement

 
 

Last updated: August 8, 2021

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91 Bartlett Park Road
Middlesboro , KY 40965

Phone:

606 248-2817

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