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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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Amazing Views!

The Cumberland Gap National Historic Park is beautiful. The visitors center is huge and has tons... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Okie_Ron_1
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Oklahoma
Awesome view and history

there is so many things to do in this park hiking and taking trails and the awesome views of 3... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
pbskateso
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Kentucky
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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 7 November 2018

The Cumberland Gap National Historic Park is beautiful. The visitors center is huge and has tons of history about the area. The hiking trails are great. Some are paved and easy, while other are quite a bit harder. The hike to the tri-state point is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Okie_Ron_1
Reviewed 7 November 2018

there is so many things to do in this park hiking and taking trails and the awesome views of 3 different states and the fall foliage.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pbskateso
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The views were excellent, trails were fun. Loved the point where you can stand in Tenn, KY, and Virginia. We loved the history of the place as well. The park service staff were excellent. Will come back again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing experience here and learned so much. Be sure to stop in at the Visitor’s Center as you will learn so much. The pinnacle overlook views were incredible. Such a peaceful and beautiful experience! The leaves are changing so it made even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jostianna
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Start at this very nice visitor center. The staff was so friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the film and the drive to the Pinnacle Overlook. It is steep and 20' is the limit. We were a little over and the ranger let up drive it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rita J
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We drove up to Pinnacle Point and took the short hike to the point. The view is very pretty. We took the trail to the fort. It was an easy walk. We read reviews that sunrise at Pinnacle Point was not to be missed, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Becky H
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We spent the better part of a day exploring the visitor center, driving the Pinnacle road and doing some short hikes. We had a great time. The rangers are particularly friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit, beautiful drive up, nice road but still a little scary 😏the view it breathtaking and so worth it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is a wonderful park to visit. There is a very nice visitors center where one can watch two very educational films about the region. There are many hiking trails. One can also camp here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

A very beautiful place on a map that may get overlooked. The history of the gap goes back to the early days of our country. The westward expansion and the need to find an easier way through the mountains. It was also a place where...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Spirit7dancer
1 August 2018|
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Response from SneakinDeacon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Passport Stamps are located at the Visitor's Center.
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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.
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kickstart58
27 March 2018|
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Response from beth070303 | Reviewed this property |
Your first stop should be the visitors center. The park consists of approximately 24,000 acres, 85 miles of trails, camping, and lots to do and see! The rangers there can give you tips on finding the different trailheads... More
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