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View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail Hensley Settlement

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail Hensley Settlement

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Jeremy Atop White Rocks Overlook 10/23/16

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail

View from the top of the Cumberland Gap -- looking southeast into virginia and tennessee

Cumberland Gap N.P.

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

White Rocks

West end of the Hensley Settlement DSCN0222

It's listed at 2.9 miles up, where it joins the ridge trail, and travels anther mile to the settlement. Here is from below looking toward the gap.

Ridge Trail at Cumberland Gap NHP (1024x768)

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: The Hensley Settlement

... White Rocks is a large sandstone escarpment that over looks Poor Valley Ridge. Sand Cave is a large 250 feet across rock house who's sand filled floor ...

Bucket list: see my great great Grandfathers work. Split rail fence and tree with autumn colors at Hensley Settlement, Cumberland Gap National Historic Park ...

Several of the structures within the Hensley Settlement DSCN0257

There is well water at the near side of the settlement, check at the visitors center to make sure it is still on if camping in November or later.

The crackle of leaves underfoot makes for a wonderful winter day on the Ridge Trail.

Ridge Trail not far from Sand Cave.jpg

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: View of White Rock on the Cumberland Mountain from the

road damage to Hensley Settlement - Google Search

Chadwell Gap Trail

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

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Schoolhouse in the Hensley Settlement

A cabin at the Hensley Settlement on 10/23/16

... 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 ...

Russell Kersey and Steve Madden at Hensley Settlement

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Beautiful sunset at Hensley Settlement . Just one of 28 we got to see . Will

2.8 Junction with Ridge Trail(3160 elev.). Right leads to White Rock overlook, left leads to Sand Cave, Straight leads to White Rock ...

A partial overlook on Ewing Trail 10/23/16

Cumberland Gap Running: Hill Work

View from White Rocks of southwestern Virginia.

The trail

It ...

Looking back into Kentucky from White Rocks, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Virginia

Outdoors and Sports White Rocks

Looking down Cumberland Mountain towards Fern Lake from the Pinnacle

5.17 Junction to Hensley Settlement. There is well water at the near side of the settlement, check at the visitors center to make sure it is still on if ...

Hensley Settlement ...

Sign at the entrance to Hensley Settlement on Brush Mountain, Cumberland Gap Historical National Park

You can hike up or take a paid shuttle tour from the CGNHP visitor center. Here are a few pics:

A steep scramble at the base of the cliffline below Chadwell Gap

Along the way I stoped off at the Martin's Fork Cabin. Anyone ever stayed there before? The restoration of Hensley's Settlement ...

Hiking Details

Hensley Settlement

Hensley Settlement is a restored pioneer settlement (1903-1951) with cabins, farm buildings, schoolhouse, church, spring houses, wooden fences, ...

Forest below as seen from White Rocks, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Virginia

View from Ridge Trail at Cumberland Gap National Park

Below is the final push up Sugar Run toward the top of the ridge/intersection of Ridge Trail and Lewis Hollow.

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail | Hensley Settlement / Cumberland Gap | Pinterest | Cumberland gap, Virginia and Hiking

Hensley Settlement

Hensley & Gibbons that lived at Hensley Settlement in Cumberland - Google Search

Hensley Settlement

H-frame fence - Hensley Settlement Cumberland Gap National Park - Middlesboro, KY

Hensley Settlement

You can hike up or take a paid shuttle tour from the CGNHP visitor center. Here are a few pics:

Looking west down the spine of Cumberland Mountain towards Cumberland Gap from the overlook at the top of the Chadwell Gap Trail

Hensley Settlement. Chadwell Gap Trail

You can hike up or take a paid shuttle tour from the CGNHP visitor center. Here are a few pics:

Hensley Settlement

Hensley Settlement

Hensley Settlement

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail | Hensley Settlement / Cumberland Gap | Pinterest | Cumberland gap, Virginia and Hiking

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail | Hensley Settlement / Cumberland Gap | Pinterest | Cumberland gap, Virginia and Hiking

Atop White Rocks, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Virginia

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Standing near the edge of the cliffs at White Rock

The restoration of Hensley's Settlement is amazing. If you've never been before, you need to put it on your to-do list. You can hike up or take a paid ...

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... a large 250 feet across rock house who's sand filled floor is like a east coast beach. A water fall flows over the rock house during wet periods.

(Relatively) easy going on the Ridge Trail

Appalachian Trail in Virginia

An even-larger footbridge on the Daniel Boone Trail peaks Fido's interest.

Home at Hensley Settlement

White Rocks is a series of limestone cliffs visible from 100 miles out on the Virginia valley below. Native Americans, Thomas Walker and Daniel Boone, ...

During this final ascent the snow was much deeper in places due to blowing snow the week before. The wind was really gusting pretty hard our run.

3 – Mount Cammerer: Nothing beats the views from the tower on White Rock! Again, I have done this hike three different ways: up and back down the AT from ...

If that doesn't get them tightened up, the 1 mile descent down Fort McCook Trail ...

White Rocks, Cumberland Gap

Skylight Cave on the climb up Lewis Hollow

Hike to Hensley Settlement - Review of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Middlesboro, KY - TripAdvisor

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Part 2: Hensley Settlement

8 – Virgin Falls: I have been to Virgin Falls in White County, TN three of four times including a wonderful camping trip when we slept in sleeping bags ...

Rockytop Big Run Loop (1024x768)

Jeremy Atop White Rocks Overlook 10/23/16

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail

View from the top of the Cumberland Gap -- looking southeast into virginia and tennessee

White Rocks

Cumberland Gap N.P.

It's listed at 2.9 miles up, where it joins the ridge trail, and travels anther mile to the settlement. Here is from below looking toward the gap.

West end of the Hensley Settlement DSCN0222

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: The Hensley Settlement

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: View of White Rock on the Cumberland Mountain from the

Several of the structures within the Hensley Settlement DSCN0257

... White Rocks is a large sandstone escarpment that over looks Poor Valley Ridge. Sand Cave is a large 250 feet across rock house who's sand filled floor ...

Bucket list: see my great great Grandfathers work. Split rail fence and tree with autumn colors at Hensley Settlement, Cumberland Gap National Historic Park ...

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail | Hensley Settlement / Cumberland Gap | Pinterest | Cumberland gap, Virginia and Hiking

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

Chadwell Gap Trail

Ridge Trail not far from Sand Cave.jpg

road damage to Hensley Settlement - Google Search

Cumberland Gap Running: Hill Work

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White Rocks Hike CGNHP | Hiking in Kentucky / Lige Gibbons Place | Hensley Settlement / Cumberland Gap | Pinterest | Cumberland gap, Hiking and United ...

View from Ridge Trail at Cumberland Gap National Park

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Schoolhouse in the Hensley Settlement

A cabin at the Hensley Settlement on 10/23/16

Russell Kersey and Steve Madden at Hensley Settlement

Along the way I stoped off at the Martin's Fork Cabin. Anyone ever stayed there before? The restoration of Hensley's Settlement ...

... 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 ...

Beautiful sunset at Hensley Settlement . Just one of 28 we got to see . Will

A partial overlook on Ewing Trail 10/23/16

A steep scramble at the base of the cliffline below Chadwell Gap

The trail

2.8 Junction with Ridge Trail(3160 elev.). Right leads to White Rock overlook, left leads to Sand Cave, Straight leads to White Rock ...

White Rocks Hike CGNHP | Hiking in Kentucky / Lige Gibbons Place

Looking down Cumberland Mountain towards Fern Lake from the Pinnacle

View from White Rocks of southwestern Virginia.

Pinnacle overlook.jpg

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

Hensley Settlement

Hensley Settlement

Below is the final push up Sugar Run toward the top of the ridge/intersection of Ridge Trail and Lewis Hollow.

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail | Hensley Settlement / Cumberland Gap | Pinterest | Cumberland gap, Virginia and Hiking

Hensley & Gibbons that lived at Hensley Settlement in Cumberland - Google Search

Hensley Settlement

Hensley Settlement

You can hike up or take a paid shuttle tour from the CGNHP visitor center. Here are a few pics:

There is well water at the near side of the settlement, check at the visitors center to make sure it is still on if camping in November or later.

Looking west down the spine of Cumberland Mountain towards Cumberland Gap from the overlook at the top of the Chadwell Gap Trail

Hensley Settlement. Chadwell Gap Trail

You can hike up or take a paid shuttle tour from the CGNHP visitor center. Here are a few pics:

Hensley Settlement

You can hike up or take a paid shuttle tour from the CGNHP visitor center. Here are a few pics:

The crackle of leaves underfoot makes for a wonderful winter day on the Ridge Trail.

Ridge Trail at Cumberland Gap NHP (1024x768)

Hensley Settlement

Hensley Settlement

Hensley Settlement is a restored pioneer settlement (1903-1951) with cabins, farm buildings, schoolhouse, church, spring houses, wooden fences, ...

View from White Rock on the Ridge Trail | Hensley Settlement / Cumberland Gap | Pinterest | Cumberland gap, Virginia and Hiking

It ...

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: Standing near the edge of the cliffs at White Rock

The restoration of Hensley's Settlement is amazing. If you've never been before, you need to put it on your to-do list. You can hike up or take a paid ...

DSCN0164

(Relatively) easy going on the Ridge Trail

Outdoors and Sports White Rocks

5.17 Junction to Hensley Settlement. There is well water at the near side of the settlement, check at the visitors center to make sure it is still on if ...

Hensley Settlement ...

CumberlandGapMap.jpg

Home at Hensley Settlement

White Rocks is a series of limestone cliffs visible from 100 miles out on the Virginia valley below. Native Americans, Thomas Walker and Daniel Boone, ...

During this final ascent the snow was much deeper in places due to blowing snow the week before. The wind was really gusting pretty hard our run.

Hike to Hensley Settlement - Review of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Middlesboro, KY - TripAdvisor

3 – Mount Cammerer: Nothing beats the views from the tower on White Rock! Again, I have done this hike three different ways: up and back down the AT from ...

If that doesn't get them tightened up, the 1 mile descent down Fort McCook Trail ...

Skylight Cave on the climb up Lewis Hollow

White Rocks, Cumberland Gap

White Lightning Trail

8 – Virgin Falls: I have been to Virgin Falls in White County, TN three of four times including a wonderful camping trip when we slept in sleeping bags ...

... the faucet at Hensley's Settlement. If you do need water, the only stream is half a mile away in The Boulder Patch, also known as The Devil's Garden.

Start of Object Lesson Road Trail

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: View from the pinnacle. Cumberland Gap National Historical Park: The Hensley Settlement

Crossing through Cumberland Gap

Visit Hiking Bill to get a firsthand experience of Thomas Walker Civic Park & Chadwell Gap Trail!

I was amazed at how well the Hoka Mafate 4 performed in the snow without Yaktrax. Sugar run meets up to the Ridge Trail at the intersect point as Lewis ...

... out at this Gibson Trail trail head in the campground, hike 5 miles to get on Ridge Trail and then go 6 more miles to arrive at Hensley Settlement.

History of Hensley Settlement

Which then lead to a water crossing and even more snow!