The One Park In Kentucky That’s In The Running For Most Beautiful In The Nation
We love sharing the over abundance of fantastic parks you can find throughout Kentucky, because each one has its own special beauty and alluring features. Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast who has all of Kentucky’s trailheads memorized or you simply enjoy a stroll along a paved path around a lake, everyone can agree that Kentucky is a great place to be outside. And one of the best places to be outside in our state can be found in the southeast corner of Kentucky in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. This massive park that spans Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia is not only one of the most beautiful parks in the state, but it is also in the running for the most beautiful in the nation.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park has something for everyone and should definitely be near the top of your Kentucky bucket list. Have you seen the views and experienced the natural beauty of this historic park? Share your memories with us in the comments!
The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Visitor Center is located on U.S. Highway 25E just south of Middlesboro, Kentucky. For more information about the park, visit its website here.
And if the mountains are still calling your name, check out our previous article for more stunning areas of Kentucky here.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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