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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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Breath taking view!

We left Gatlinburg and decided to visit the historic Cumberland Gap on a Friday morning. The drive... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Aaron R
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Glasgow, Kentucky, United States
great history lesson

This park is full of history as well as great hiking. Beware the hiking is mostly very tough... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
travism776
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Woodbury, United States
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Contains the original trail marked out by Daniel Boone in 1775.
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91 Bartlett Park Rd, Middlesboro, KY 40965-5011
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+1 606-248-2817
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We left Gatlinburg and decided to visit the historic Cumberland Gap on a Friday morning. The drive was WELL worth it. You MUST go up to the Pinnacle Lookout and witness one of the most breathtaking sights you'll ever see. We were fortunate to go...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This park is full of history as well as great hiking. Beware the hiking is mostly very tough. Make sure that the Hensley Settlement is open if you intend to go you must make reservations

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank travism776
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We visited on Easter Sunday with our kids. Junior Ranger program was great-they have special badges for this year so our kids scored 2 badges for completing the program! The rangers and volunteers here really made the trip for us. They were helpful and kind,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank thehousewherewelive
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Be sure to stop at the museum and take your time. Also don't miss the guided tour bus ride and tour up to the Hensely settlement. SO worth it. We were also thrilled with the Cumberland Falls. Absolutely beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank SuperMom1656
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Spectacular place to visit...amazing views...if you are in the area..find time to visit..it will be worth it

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mavis D
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Take some time to learn about the history of the area while visiting the park. The trails were nice and not busy so we enjoyed a beautiful crisp spring hike to where KY, TN, and VA touch (elementary age kids thought this was great). But...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Less than 2 hours from our cabin in Sevierville, my family and I decided to visit the park after not being able to go through Newfound Gap road in the Smokies because it was closed due to the weather. We're so glad we stopped at...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Anaba_Spirit
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is a place that I really want to go back to one day to explore more of the hiking trails. We only spent a few hours here and walked the trail that takes you across the Kentucky/Virginia state line. The view from the lookout...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Brooklet425
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Go to the Visitor's Center and watch the film about Daniel Boone and the opening of Cumberland Gap to settlers. Wander through the interactive exhibits and let the kids dress up like Colonial era children. Then head up to the Pinnacle overlook where you can...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Pam M
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The Cumberland Gap was the gateway to the west that allowed America to expand beyond the east coast. The legacy of Daniel Boone is very rich in the area. There's plenty to see and do, lots of excellent hiking trails, and breath taking natural beauty...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Yes, Passport Stamps are located at the Visitor's Center.
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Response from thehousewherewelive | Reviewed this property |
The marker is at the top of a hill at the end of a trail-there’s a gazebo and a small plaque for each state along with a marker on the ground.
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