Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky Camping & Hiking

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By Plane The closest major airport is located in Knoxville, Tennessee approximately 85 miles away. Flights can also be made into Lexington, Kentucky approximately 130 miles away. By Car The park entrance is located on Highway 25E just south of Middlesboro Kentucky.


(606) 248-2817



Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Kentucky Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Kentucky Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Kentucky Recreation Areas

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Official Website

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Map

At Cumberland Gap, the first great gateway to the west, follow the buffalo, the Native American, the longhunter, the pioneer… all traveled this route through the mountains into the wilderness of Kentucky. Modern day explorers and travelers stand in awe at this great gateway and the many miles of trails and scenic features found in the park.