Wilderness Road Campground

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Wilderness Road Campground is nestled in the lush forests of the Appalachian Mountains in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park , where Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia meet. You can access miles of forest and mountain trails directly from the campground.  

While in the park, drive up to the Pinnacle for a breathtaking view of the mountains or check out Civil War earthworks. Hike to the pale cliffs of White Rocks, the gaping mouth of Sand Cave, or the historic Hensley Settlement to see how mountain folk once lived. Stand in 3 states at the same time or immerse yourself in thousands of acres of proposed wilderness. Walk a path once traveled by the bison, Native American, longhunter, and pioneer. Stand in the narrow mountain gap where Daniel Boone stood and where thousands of people risked everything to reach and settle what would become America.  

Wilderness Road Campground includes 154 wooded sites open to tents, trailers, and RV campers. Electrical hookups (20-, 30-, or 50-amp) are available at 41 sites. Group sites are also available. The campground is open year-round, with limited campsites open during the winter season (mid-November to mid-March). 

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park protects 24,000 acres of Appalachian Mountain habitat stretching across Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. Walk the trails that Daniel Boone and thirty axemen blazed to open the first great gateway to the West. Plan your visit today and experience the natural, historical, and cultural beauty of the park.

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91 Bartlett Park Road Middlesboro KY 40965


Cumberland Gap Wilderness Road Campground 854 National Park Road Ewing VA 24248

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 606-248-2817

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Driving Directions

Wilderness Road Campground is located at the end of National Park Road, off US Highway 58 in Virginia. 

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