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Natural Tunnel State Park

An unusual state park with a chairlift to take you up and down the mountain to visit the Natural... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LKStooksbury
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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Great park and staff Campsites well maintained and roomy Tours guided by friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An unusual state park with a chairlift to take you up and down the mountain to visit the Natural Tunnel. The walks to the tunnel and cabin are short and level. Just an interesting stop with a train to climb on. There are snacks and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LKStooksbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great park and staff Campsites well maintained and roomy Tours guided by friendly and knowledgeable staff Hiking trails Great views

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Stopped in just to seen the natural tunnel not doing any camping or park activities. Parking was free for us since we have ADA placid. Got up to the parking lot and got tickets to ride lift down to tunnel. Only a short walk to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JerryM267
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Traveling through VA and decided to stop. It is well worth the cost to park $5. A short fun hike to beautiful scenery with a working railroad and two tunnels. If you plan ahead you could have a picnic while enjoying the amazing sights. There...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bliv3
Reviewed August 7, 2019

We had intended staying at Cumberland Gap National Historic Park but it was first come, first served so we chose this park because we could reserve a site. Great choice. The sites are large, have a table, a fire-pit, a bear pole, very lean bathrooms...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nancy F
Reviewed August 2, 2019

Stayed 4 nights in campground and had an awesome experience. This was the 1st camping trip we took our 6 year old grand daughter on. We stayed on the Lover's Leap loop where the sites are bigger and can be reserved. This park has very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PaulBeve
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

A unique and interesting place. Ride the short chairlift or enjoy the scenic walk. Beautiful place to visit, especially during fall weather.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

I have to admit it rained a lot while we were camping so that might have affected my opinion of the place, Camp sites were very large and private but not hardly any shade, I like trees, Visitors center lady was very friendly, enjoyed taking...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank wvbike_99
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Pulled off to check this out on a whim. And sure glad we did. Friendly, helpful park staff helped us plan out how to best spend a couple of hours. Took the chairlift up and down the mountain. Beautiful ride, but the trail looked to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank EleniZSoutheastOh
Reviewed April 10, 2019

We stopped here on our road trip through the area and were glad we did. We solely went to view the tunnel but the area sure looked to offer some great picnic areas, hiking, camping, yurts & cabins. The trail guide even showed it had...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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samson3152
March 31, 2018|
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Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
The park probably has not set a specific schedule for that far out since it varies by staffing available. Call the park and they can provide the best estimate.
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samson3152
March 30, 2018|
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Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
The lift runs seven days a week from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. It also runs on weekends from the first weekend in May through the last full weekend of October. Weekend means Saturday and Sunday... More
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