National Park Service Press Release
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park--This week’s National Park Getaway
|For Immediate Release:
||August 29, 2012
||Carol Borneman, 606-246-1070
Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843
|Cumberland Gap National Historical Park--This week’s National Park Getaway
MIDDLESBORO, Ky. – It’s the 21st century; you might be sitting with your therapist, drowning in thoughts of office work and terrible traffic. You might just need some serenity, beauty and solitude. Perhaps a trip to Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is in your next prescription.
Get out and discover rich history, spectacular overlooks, unique rock formations, cascading waterfalls, widespread plant and animal diversity, and an extensive trail system in the park's 24,000 acres. Hey! I didn’t even mention the awesome staff in the visitor center who cannot wait to show you around.
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