Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Middlesboro, Kentucky

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There's Only One...Cumberland Gap.

Cumberland Gap is indeed a national park of superlatives: rich history, spectacular scenery, impressive vistas, unique geologic sandstone formations, magnificent underground caverns, and abundant and diverse plant and animal life. Tour Hensley Settlement and experience life of a by-gone age of a 20th century mountain community. Explore with a ranger Gap Cave and learn about the formation of the cave system. Walk in the footsteps of Native Americans, early settlers and Civil War Soldiers along the Wilderness Road Trail. At the park's visitor center, enjoy browsing through the museum, Eastern National Bookstore and Cumberland Crafts. Almost 70 miles of hiking trails provide numerous opportunities to explore and discover.

Directions

From I-75 in KY, access 25E south at Corbin. The park is located 45 minutes to the south off of Hwy 25E.

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Hwy. 25 E., Quarter-mile S.
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Region: Daniel Boone Country
Phone: 606-248-2817
Website: www.nps.gov/cuga
Email: cuga_superintendent@nps.gov