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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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Historical Place!!

What a great visitors center- video is a must see about Daniel Boone and his dedication to settling... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CathyP1953
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Good park--sketchy information

When I reviewed the park information the night before, I couldn't find any information to help me... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PhilR9
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Peoria, Arizona
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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 6 days ago via mobile

What a great visitors center- video is a must see about Daniel Boone and his dedication to settling this area of our country. The center offered unique items- dulcimers and banjos!!! Be sure and take the short hairpin curved drive up to the Pinnacle- awesome...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I reviewed the park information the night before, I couldn't find any information to help me plan our walking. Most parks we have been to list their trails, length and difficulty to help you plan. This one only advertises it has a lot of...More

Thank PhilR9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting visit but a bit disappointed with the Daniel Boone exhibition. The view form the Pinnacle is outstanding. We did not hike but would assume you would have a great time hiking the trails

Thank NXW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the visitor center and watched a historical film about Daniel Boone’s exploration of Ky and the gap . The area is beautiful and shows a look at how it was when our country was wild and first being settled. A must for all...More

Thank glenda w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant park in a historical setting. This was my first visit to Cumberland Gap HHP and it did not disappoint. We only has a few hours - and what I really like is you can see the two highlights in a half a day....More

Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great park! Right on the main road, free, offers hiking, camping, pic nick areas, area history, info about Daniel Boone and an amazing view from the top of the mountain. There is wildlife galore and packed with history.

Thank Ernest R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I grew up in Knoxville and are embarrassed that we never took the time to explore this nearby area. Stayed in the campground, which was pitch-black and quiet at night. No camp site is level, but none are so steep that one...More

3  Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had always wanted to visit Cumberland Gap as this is where Daniel Boone first crossed through the mountains exploring. We were not disappointed. We enjoyed the film in the Visitor's Center, before driving up to Pinnacle Point for a view of the Gap. Yes,...More

Thank JonquilCity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got here after visitor center closed, but we were able to look at parts of both sides and enjoyed it. Took a look at the trails up to the gap, but was too late to hike up. Info at the sites were very good....More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide was amazing! One of the best ever! Went to the visitor center and paid for a 4 hour tour of the Hensley Settlement Farm, $10 and they take u there in a van!! Well worth the money for sure!

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Amanda H
July 31, 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
June 11, 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
March 27, 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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