Pinnacle Overlook Loop Trail

0.4 Miles
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Trail added on:
September 06, 2017
Updated on:
October 25, 2018

Time to Hike: ~12 minutes


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The Pinnacle Overlook Loop Trail at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is a short 0.4 mile loop hike that brings you above the Pinnacle Overlook Trail for a short nature walk with small views, between the trees, of the surrounding Cumberland Gap valley.

This trail is nothing special during the summer when you cannot get a great views between the trees of the valley, but in the fall and early spring the views from the lookout points are likely a lot better here.

By hiking this trail, you cross from Kentucky, into Virginia, and then back into Kentucky after 0.4 miles.

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89 '

Total Change
78 '

24 '

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0.4 miles
Trail added
September 06, 2017
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October 25, 2018
0.4 miles
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