Trail Stewardship

Join us in preserving and maintaining the natural beauty and history of our trails for future generations to enjoy!

Outdoor Recreation

Experience adventure! Our trails and waterways offer unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities for all ages.

Community Engagement

Connect locally! Join our community efforts to expand outdoor recreation opportunities and engage with like-minded individuals.

Empowering Communities, Preserving Nature: Our Vision & Our Mission

The Cumberland Gap Trail Alliance is proud to announce its vision of Cumberland Gap being a gateway that connects communities, parks and a widespread network of trails, enhances outdoor recreation experiences and promotes robust local economies. This vision encapsulates our commitment to fostering a seamless connection between the natural beauty of the region and the vibrant communities that call it home. By creating and maintaining an extensive trail network, we aim to enrich outdoor recreational opportunities, encourage healthy lifestyles, and drive economic growth throughout the area. Join us as we work towards a future where the Cumberland Gap serves as a thriving hub for adventure, nature, and community engagement.

The Cumberland Gap Trail Alliance’s mission is to bring together trail organizations, parks, local communities and volunteers to coordinate, promote and expand outdoor recreation opportunities while educating trail users and enhancing stewardship of trails in the region surrounding the historic Cumberland Gap. This mission underscores our dedication to uniting various stakeholders to foster a collaborative and thriving outdoor recreation environment. By coordinating efforts and promoting the diverse recreational opportunities in our region, we aim to educate and engage trail users, ensuring the preservation and enhancement of the trails for future generations. Join us in our mission to create a well-connected and sustainable outdoor haven around the historic Cumberland Gap.

Get Involved

Ready to make a difference? Join us in our mission to preserve the natural beauty of the Cumberland Gap region. Whether you are a seasoned hiker or new to the trails, there are countless ways to get involved and contribute to the preservation and expansion of outdoor recreation opportunities. From volunteering to advocating for trail stewardship, your support helps us continue our vital work.

Joining the Cumberland Gap Trail Alliance for volunteer events was the best decision I ever made. The sense of community and the impact we make together is truly inspiring.

Danielle C.

Trail Advocacy

Advocate for change! Your voice matters in preserving trails and expanding outdoor recreation. Join us in advocating for policies that support trail stewardship and outdoor activities, and help us make a lasting impact on the future of our trails and natural landscapes.