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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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Gap Cave Review -- Great Hidden Treasure

Decided to take a road trip early August 2009 and this was one of my stops along the way. Found... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2009
Marlton, New Jersey
The Cumberland Gap Cave and Hensley Settlement

When I went to the Cumberland Gap as a child over 45 years ago, I was very impressed by the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2008
James and Sandr... B
Lufkin, Texas
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Contains the original trail marked out by Daniel Boone in 1775.
91 Bartlett Park Rd, Middlesboro, KY 40965-5011
+1 606-248-2817
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Reviewed 31 August 2009

Decided to take a road trip early August 2009 and this was one of my stops along the way. Found this "Gap Cave" while doing some research about the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park and I'm glad I did. Booked the Cave Tour about 3...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2008

When I went to the Cumberland Gap as a child over 45 years ago, I was very impressed by the fantastic scenery. When I went back this year the scenery was still fantastic but I was more impressed by how our National Park Service is...More

8  Thank James and Sandr... B
Reviewed 3 July 2008

The area is beautiful, not quite in the Appalachian Mountains but you’re in some of its highland regions. The park offers camping and hiking (plenty of trails). Plenty of places to have a picnic. The visitor’s center is not located at the base of the...More

4  Thank jake_brake2007
Reviewed 3 June 2008

We stayed at the campground that is at the park - nice campground. The bathrooms were new. We were there in the middle of May and there were a lot of sites available. I highly recommend going on the Gap Cave tour. It was $8...More

5  Thank Resa228
Reviewed 21 February 2008

After emerging from the Tunnel through the Appalachian Mountains, we pulled off to the Cumberland Gap National Park. A road leads up the mountain we just drove through to an "overlook." At the top of the vehicle road, we got out of the car and...More

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Andrea B
8 March 2019|
Response from Jostianna | Reviewed this property |
As long as you choose but we stayed for 3 hours and experienced enough as the weather was misting rain and chilly.
1 August 2018|
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Response from SneakinDeacon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Passport Stamps are located at the Visitor's Center.
Beth S
12 June 2018|
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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.