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Sand Cave - Cumberland Gap camping/hiking trip

Sand Cave - Cumberland Gap National Park

Sand Cave - Cumberland Gap hiking/camping trip

For an outstanding mix of southern Appalachian hiking and frontier lore, you can do no better than Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Inside the Sand Cave looking out

Sand Cave in Cumberland Gap

Sand Cave in Cumberland Gap - Ewing, Virginia When I was a kid; we went & it was a 7 mile walk. We scraped different colored sand from cave walls into ...

Sand Cave, near Ewing VA. Cumberland Gap National Park.

Sand Cave at Cumberland Gap

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Sand Cave

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Hike of the Month: White Rocks, Sand Cave are impressive markers on Cumberland Gap's

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Lee County, Virginia - Sand Cave in Cumberland Gap

Ewing Trail - Sand Cave and White Rock Running Trail, Jonesville, Virginia

Take The Unforgettable Sand Cave Hike In Virginia's Cumberland Gap Park

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: View of the entrance to Sand Cave from inside the

Cave exit, Gap Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Virginia

Sand Cave is a natural wonder tucked away in the Cumberland Gap National Park accessed via

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Approach to Sand Cave with waterfall, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky

Sand Cave - Cumberland Gap National Park

Ridge Trail at Cumberland Gap NHP (1024x768). The Camping:

Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, KY. October 30, 2010.

The Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap, Kentucky CVT Labor Day Camping

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Inside Sand Cave

While Cumberland Gap is primarily a backpacker's park, it does offer other attractions. One of these is Cudjo's Cave, shown at left.

Another ...

Sand Cave - Cumberland Gap National Park

Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap. ©2015 Jen Seiser

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Entrance

Ewing Trail, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Virginia

Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap

Ewing Trail - Cumberland Gap National Park

Sand Cave, Knox County, Kentucky - A pretty good 5.64 mile hike up.

Looking ...

Sand Cave waterfall

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Sand cave

Cache has been placed with permission of the Cumberland Gap National Park director. As a bonus, while you are there, stop by and see the waterfall, ...

An aereal point of view of the majestic White Rocks

More erosion patterns and fantastic coloration, Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park,

Cumberland Gap National Park - Backpacking & Hiking

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Waterfall in front of Sand Cave

Stalagmite almost grown into a column, Gap Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park,

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Sitting on the edge of the cliffs. Two more

Sand Cave – Cumberland Gap National Park

Colorful sandstone, Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky

Summary of our trip November 27-29, 2017

Campsite is marginal, not many flat areas. 3 cooking grates and an outhouse. 1st. site is best choice. maybe fit 3-4 (2) man tents.

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Small Waterfall at Sand Cave Entrance

Choose either the Knobby Rock Loop or the Sand Cave Loop, or both!

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Where the horses were hitched is where would pick up the shortcut on our descent after visiting White Rocks.

The Sand Cave · Photo

Ridge Trail not far from Sand Cave

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Virginia and KY

Lois Jean standing at the foot of Sand Cave.

Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Revisited

Erosion patterns (yellow color is from flash), Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap National

Waterfall at the entrance to Sand Cave, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky

Cumberland Gap National Park (Gap Cave), Middlesboro, KY October 2017

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Chadwell Gap to Hensley Settlement (Cumberland Gap NHP) – High Lonesome Trails

At the end of the Lewis Hollow Trail, turn right and walk along the road for a short distance. Watch for the Colson Trail sign on the left.

Note the memorial at Cumberland Gap, then backtrack and join the Tennessee Road Trail to see an intact Newlee Iron Furnace that operated from the 1820s to ...

Sand Cave – Cumberland Gap National Park

Route Description Route is a loop hike formed by taking 3.6-mile Ewing Trail up to Ridge Trail, west over to spur to Sand Cave, and then back east to White ...

Sand Cave – Cumberland Gap National Park

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: View from Pinnacle Point. Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Sand Cave

Thanks to Barry Hill and Benny Braden of plugitinhikes.com for sharing these beautiful pictures of White Rocks and Sand Cave.

Beginning of trail section leading into the rock joint, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park,

Colorful Ceilings and Walls

Although sand cave is just a rock shelter, there are various features of a true cave. On hot summer days the inner parts stay cool.

Powdery Dry Sand

Sand Cave – Cumberland Gap National Park

We've done this trip every year for 20 years and we've tried it from every angle. We think we've worked out an ideal itinerary.

0.80 Sand Cave spur is 0.20 leads down to creek (with water) and then up to cave. There is a registration box at the trail head and a place to tie horses.

Cumberland Gap

Sand Cave – Cumberland Gap National Park

Cumberland Gap map

Taking a break at the cave ...

Sand Cave | Cumberland Gap National Park

... need to purify it for Giardia Lambdia. There's not enough sun down here for snakes to be an issue, but there are plenty of salamanders and crayfish in ...

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