Daniel Boone Footsteps

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

Ceremonial remarks at the Pinnacle Overlook to begin the night walk through the Cumberland Gap to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Daniel Boone’s first excursion through this gap into Kentucky in 1769. Public participants with reservations will then walk in scheduled cohorts and interact with reenactors along the route sharing historical perspectives on Daniel Boone and the westward movement which soon followed through this gap. (NPS provides shuttle bus for those with reservations. NPS provides details.)