Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Middlesboro

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The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park located at the border between Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia, centered on the Cumberland Gap, a natural break in the Appalachian Mountains.

The park lies in parts of Bell and Harlan counties in Kentucky, Claiborne County in Tennessee, and Lee County in Virginia. The park contains the Kentucky-Virginia-Tennessee tripoint, accessible via trail.
The town of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee is located inside of the park's territory.
The Cumberland Gap Visitor Center is located on U.S. Highway 25E just southeast of the city of Middlesboro, Kentucky, and just northwest of the Cumberland Gap Tunnel and the town of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The visitor center features a museum with interactive exhibits about the Gap's role as a transportation corridor, an auditorium that shows films about the area's cultural and natural history, a book store and the Cumberland Crafts gift shop with crafts from Appalachia.
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  • Hiking trails are well marked and well maintained. There is considerable steep uphill and downhill in most of the trails with lesser use of switchbacks. scenic views and nice woods. Roads also go.....  more
    Hiking trails are well marked and well maintained. There is considerable steep uphill and downhill in most of the trails with lesser use of switchbacks. scenic views and nice woods. Roads also go.....  more »
  • Beautiful park! We were there in July which was hot, but a lot of the trails are shaded. The staff at the welcome center were very helpful. There are trails for everyone no matter your age and a lot.....  more
    Beautiful park! We were there in July which was hot, but a lot of the trails are shaded. The staff at the welcome center were very helpful. There are trails for everyone no matter your age and a lot.....  more »
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