Cumberland Gap National Historic Park

Middlesboro, Kentucky


85 miles of trails, camping, caves on property, wildlife viewing and photography,

  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Caving
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • - Camping Cabins
  • Handicap Accessible
General Description

Cumberland Gap National Historic Park, the first gateway to the West, is a place for modern day pioneers and adventure seekers to follow in the footsteps of the country's earliest settlers. Today, visitors are continually in awe at the miles and miles of trails and scenic features the park has to offer. There are over 85 miles of trails in the park, ranging in length and difficulty. Backcountry camping is also available with a free permit and photographers, from all skill levels, appreciate the numerous opportunities to view wildlife and plant life in their undisturbed state. You are sure to find something of interest at Cumberland Gap; come experience why visitors to the park continue to return year after year in search of adventure.


US 25 E South P.O. Box 1848
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Region: Eastern
County: Bell
Phone: 606-248-2817
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