Trail of Tears Commemorative Park

Contact Details

Skyline Dr. & Hwy 41, Hopkinsville, KY 42240

800-842-9959

www.trailoftears.org

[email protected]

Situated on a portion of the campground used by the Cherokee Indians on the infamous Trail of Tears, this portion includes the grave sites of Chiefs White Path and Fly Smith, one of the few verified gravesites on the Trail. Also on the site is a restored log cabin Heritage Center, which houses artifacts, and picnic areas.

Admission to the Heritage Center is by donation. Hours vary by season and can be checked by calling the Visitor’s Bureau at (270) 885-9096.

The Trail of Tears Intertribal Pow Wow is held annually the weekend following Labor Day with native dance competitions, crafts, food and more.