Blog Posts - Cumberland Gap



National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Cumberland Gap National Historical Park)

In celebration of our national parks 100th birthday this month, here is Stu at the historic Cumberland Gap (National Historical Park). This is a natural break in the Appalachian Mountain Range giving early American frontiersmen (and women, and bunni...

Mysteries of Cudjo's Caverns

Old Photo of Cudjo Caverns (Gap Cave)This post by Thomas Marcum, Thomas is the founder/leader of the cryptozoology and paranormal research organization known as The Crypto Crew. Over 20 years experience with research and investigation o...
by The Crypto Crew on May 26, 2014

UFO Sighting Near Cumberland Gap

General area of the UFOsThis post by Thomas Marcum, Thomas is the founder/leader of the cryptozoology and paranormal research organization known as The Crypto Crew. Over 20 years experience with research and investigation of unexplained...
by The Crypto Crew on Feb 18, 2014

We aren't blind....

We just wanted to stop by for a moment and let you all know that we haven't turned a blind eye to the possibility of a government shutdown, and hence the closure of our National Parks. We are just as concerned as every other American, and very frust...
by Appalachia & Beyond on Apr 8, 2011

What to do About Fido?

Just the other day someone found Appalachia & Beyond by searching one of the search engines for the search terms "frozen head state park dogs". I don't think they found exactly what they were looking for, at least not directly, but perhaps they u...
by Appalachia & Beyond on Apr 5, 2011

Gear Review - Camelbak Octane 18X Day/Hydration Pack

I've never written a pack review, so please bear with me. I recently had the desire to purchase a new day pack. Requirements: it had to be a hydration pack or hydration compatible, and it had to have some space to carry an extra layer, rain gear, or...
by Appalachia & Beyond on Mar 3, 2011

In the Footsteps of Daniel Boone - (Tri-State Peak Trail - 2/26/2011)

Finally, we are all getting over the nasty head colds we've had over the past couple of weeks. The weather forecast promised 60 degrees and sunny and that meant only one thing. Time to head out. Our destination was Cumberland Gap National Historic Pa...
by Appalachia & Beyond on Feb 27, 2011

Riding the Roads of Cumberland Gap

Image Caption: Infinity view of snow and tracksThis winter has been "weird" according to the old timers who've lived here longer than me. They say "it's not been this white of a winter since the 50's". They said that last winter too. Seems memorie...
by Chessie's Tales on Feb 10, 2011


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