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Distance:
0.2 Miles / 0.3 km
Type:
Out-and-Back
Difficulty:
Easy
Time to Hike:
~6 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Park:
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Town:
Ewing, Virginia
Directions:
36.600719, -83.659405
Added:
September 06, 2017
Updated:
November 27, 2017
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67 '

Total Change
65 '

Ascent
56 '

Descent

The Gap Cave Trail at the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in Virginia, near Cumberland Gap, is a short 0.2 mile out-and-back hike from the Wilderness Road Trail to the Gap Cave and back.

Gap Cave is formerly known as Cudjo's Cave and lies right on the Virginia and Tennessee border and lies just below the Pinnacle Overlook Trail.

You can pay for tours through the cave and people are still discovering new section of the cave all the time. As of 2015, 18.5 miles has been mapped of the cave.

In order to reach the cave, take the Wilderness Road Trail west until you find signs for Gap Cave.

Explore 4 trails near Ewing, VA
  1. Parking

    36.600719, -83.659405
  2. Main Trailhead

    36.601621, -83.665424
  3. Stay right and head uphill

    36.601628, -83.665292
    Stay right and head uphill
  4. View of neighboring mountains

    36.602833, -83.666943
    View of neighboring mountains
  5. Entrance of Gap Cave

    36.602833, -83.666943
    Entrance of Gap Cave
  6. Next to Gap Cave entrance

    36.602833, -83.666943
    Next to Gap Cave entrance
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Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)

Season

Spring

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0.2 miles / 0.3 km
Trail added
September 06, 2017
Hiked on
September 02, 2017
Updated on
November 27, 2017
0.2 miles / 0.3 km
September 02, 2017
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