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The Kentucky Wildlands

The process is underway to designate southern and eastern Kentucky as the Kentucky Wildlands National Heritage Area. The Secretary of the Interior is undertaking The Kentucky Wildlands National Heritage Area Feasibility Study to determine whether the region meets the requirements to become Kentucky’s first National Heritage Area.

New River Gorge now a National Park & Preserve (Feb 2021)

 

Resources

@astctour Twitter List on National Parks

Our YouTube Playlist on National Parks

recreation.gov: use the map to zoom into our region.

Context Travel has a form for you to complete if you would like a guided tour.

National Park Service App

Posted April 26th, 2021

Region

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (KY,TN,VA)

     Chadwell Gap to Hensley Settlement (Lee County, VA)

     Lewis Hollow-Gap Loop (4.0 mile hike) 

     GAP CAVE (2 hour guided tour with Ranger)

     Maps

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area (KY, TN)

     Charit Creek Lodge

     Maps

Appalachian National Scenic Trail (NC, TN, VA)

Maps

Blue Ridge Parkway

Maps

Overmountain Victory National Historical Trail (NC, TN, VA)

Maps

KY

Mammoth Cave National Park

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park 

Maps

Mill Springs Battlefield Visitor Center & Museum (Pulaski County)

NC

Trail Of Tears National Historical Trail 

Maps

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Maps

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park (Greensboro)

Maps

Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

     Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tours

     RV Park Guide Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tours

     Maps

Andrew Johnson NHS

     Maps

Obed Wild & Scenic River (Visitor Center)

     Maps

Stones River National Battlefield

     Maps

Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area

VA

Booker T. Washington (Franklin County)

     Maps

WV

New River Gorge National Park & Preserve

     Maps

Blue Stone Natural Scenic River (not sure of visitor center)

     New River Gorge 100 Mile Challenge

     Ranger-Led Programs

     Maps

Gauley River National Recreation Area

     Maps

     

Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area

National Coal Heritage Area

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