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A route that has you in Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee all at the same time.


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0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

76%

Runnable

1,980' 604 m

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1,642' 501 m

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338' 103 m

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11%

Avg Grade (6°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

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Cumberland Gap closes at dark. Check their website for information about backcountry camping.

Description

This trail is an old Civil War roadbed leading from the Saddle of the Gap to the Tri-State Peak. The climb is fairly steep compared to what you'll see on Object Lesson Road. At the top is a wonderful gazebo with plaques marking where the three states meet.

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April French

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Middles…, KY
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Middles…, KY
Cumberland Gap
Apr 7, 2020 near Middles…, KY
Old furnace ruins
May 24, 2018 near Middles…, KY
The Wilderness Road Trail is smooth and scenic through this section.
Feb 20, 2017 near Middles…, KY
View of Cumberland TN from the peak.
May 24, 2018 near Middles…, KY

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