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The Best Backpacking in Cumberland

Looking for the best backpacking in Cumberland? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Cumberland. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Cumberland

  • Ewing, Virginia

    Backpack to White Rocks in Cumberland Gap National Historic Park

    6.4 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Cumberland Gap National Historic Park encompasses more than 20,000 acres of mountainous terrain spread out across Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky. The park offers miles of trails and many historic curiosities, including the actual saddle where pioneers first found their way over the Cumberland ...
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  • Middlesboro, Kentucky

    Shillalah Creek Trail

    11.02 mi / 1955 ft gain
    Shillalah Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Calvin, Kentucky.
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  • Middlesboro, Virginia

    The Ridge Trail

    19.42 mi / 2940 ft gain
    The Ridge Trail is a point-to-point trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Ewing, Virginia.
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