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Beautiful View!

Moderately hard hike but worth the view once your're at the top. Amazing view from the top. Worth... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Unique place with a historical prespective

You use the same route as the first settlers to Kentucky. Hundereds of thousands passed through the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Hazard, Kentucky
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719 Pennlyn Ave, Cumberland Gap, TN 37724-4764
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Moderately hard hike but worth the view once your're at the top. Amazing view from the top. Worth the entire hike.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Okie_Ron_1
Reviewed 5 November 2018

You use the same route as the first settlers to Kentucky. Hundereds of thousands passed through the gap, following the Wilderness Road to settle the new lands. While not challenging, the hike does traverse uphill, especially after the turnoff to the tristate peak. Well marked,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kentuckycharliec
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to visit. It’s located right off the main highway, easy to get to and free. The park offers plenty of outdoor activities, hiking, pic nick shelters, amazing trails and amazing views and history abounds.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ErnestR392
Reviewed 16 August 2018

My sister, her fiance, and I all hiked this in mid June. It was absolutely amazing, however it wasn't the easiest hike, I've ever been on, but I hike locally, and I have hiked some of the Appalachian Trail. 100% worth every minute of it,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DwightsDaighters
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Let me start out by saying the whole peak was fantastic. The absolute best time to hike up to it is in the evening. The sun sets facing Middle gap Kentucky and is a breathtaking view. Must do We stayed in Cumberland gap, TN at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Greg E
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful hike to the trip state point that also as a great overlook into Kentucky. Had a great time on this hike!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DKPuck
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This was a very nice hike with very well maintained trails. I would call it moderate in and out trail with the uphill on the way in so hike out not bad. On the way out take the wilderness trail route back to parking lot....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nojo40
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Come prepared for a hike. Bring water and wear the right shoes. It's uphill all the way, and it's pretty intense in places, but it's worth it. 3 states at once. So sad that people treat the earth as thier own garbage can. Wish they...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Bonnielt23
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This trail starts at a parking lot with some nice metal figures of period people and animals. IT even had a sound track of a wagon with people and animals, was quite unique and worth the stop just to the parking lot! The trail was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank DeeDee2215
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This was a fun little walk to take, full of history, and views. Walking through the gap that several of our ancestors probably walked through, then climbing the hill to stand in three states at once. The boys had a great time.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Lua L
14 June 2017|
Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, it is part of the national park. They usually are okay, as long as the puppy is under control. Seems like we passed someone with a dog on a leash.