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CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE RESORT PARK, KY
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014
Max reservation window: Thu Jul 23 2015
DescriptionKnown as the "Niagara of the South," Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is named after the largest waterfall south of the Niagara. 125 ft wide wall of water drops into a boulder-strewn gorge. With a full moon and clear night sky you can see the "moonbow," a (lunar rainbow) that appears in the base of the waterfall. A phenomenon not found anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere! The area is also a natural choice for water-sports enthusiasts, offering *white-water rafting, *canoeing, *swimming, and fishing. Landlubbers will enjoy hiking and *horseback riding in this lovely area. (* for Seasonal)
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is located in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Park, Waterfall, Riverview restaurant and lodging open year round. Campground open March 15-Nov 15.
Cumberland Falls is a hiker's paradise, with 17 miles of hiking trails that wind through the park to scenic areas. The Moonbow Trail connects with many backpacking trails in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Guided horseback trail rides are available daily. Enjoy tennis, horseshoes, or shuffleboard on the outdoor courts and interpretive programs about native plants, animals, and local history, under the direction of a full-time recreation specialist. Daily summer activities are conducted by seasonal recreation staff. Enjoy fishing in the Cumberland River, where there is an abundance of bass, catfish, panfish, and roughfish. Cool off on a hot summer day with a dip in the Olympic-size pool. Guided rafting trips are offered on the Cumberland River.
A picnic area bordering the Cumberland River allows for relaxation and beautiful scenery. A picnic shelter in this area may be reserved. Cumberland Falls is an ideal location for meetings. A multipurpose building, adjacent to the lodge, can accommodate 250 people. The Moonbow room is great for groups 2-80. Or smaller groups of 20 or less will find the Magnolia room charming with the view of the woods. The Dupont Lodge Patio offers an inspiring view of the Cumberland River and encircling mountains. Visit the gift shop, snack shack, and Visitor's Center, with exhibits of the area's geology, Native American artifacts and history.
Visit the nearby Cumberland Falls State Park Nature Preserve, located in Whitley and McCreary Counties.
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Alerts and Important InformationHorseback riding season is 4/1-10/31. Swimming pool season is MD-LD.
Please note the following:
No camping equipment or vehicle over 30 foot will allowed in the Camping Area.
For campground information please contact campground at 800-325-0063.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Cumberland Falls is 15 miles southwest of Corbin. Take US 25W to KY 90. If traveling south on I-75, take Exit 25. If traveling north on I-75, take Exit 15.
Mailing Address:CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE RESORT PARK
7351 Highway 90
Corbin KY 40701-8857
Phone Number:Information: (606)528-4121