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Kentucky
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Cumberland Falls State Park
CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE PARK
CUMBERLAND FALLS STATE PARK
7351 Highway 90
Corbin, Kentucky   40701-8857

Phone: 606-528-4121
Toll Free: 800-325-0063
Reservations: 606-528-4121
Cumberland Falls State Park
'Eagle Falls'

Eagle Falls at Cumberland Falls State Park

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Moonbow at Cumberland Falls'
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'April Dogwoods'
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls, Kentucky'
© Jeanne Sickler

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Autumns Reflection'

Still waters reflect about the falls.

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'
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Very pretty spot to visit

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'
© Copyright for this photo belongs solely to Donald R Curry. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.

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Cumberland Falls State Park
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Downstream of the falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Moonbow at Cumberland Falls'
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'Moonbow'
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Moonbow at Cumberland Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Fall on The Cumberland River'
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'Moonbow At Cumberland Falls'
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'Looking Upstream'

Taken from Eagle Falls trail.

Cumberland Falls State Park
'In The Sun'

Only the falls is lite by the sun in this spring photo.

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Michael Mynatt

Cumberland Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Michael Mynatt

Cumberland Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Michael Mynatt

Highway 90 Bridge

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Michael Mynatt

The Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Michael Mynatt

Rafting on the Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Michael Mynatt

The Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'
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A beautiful rainbow just above the Waterfalls during the daytime.

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Dogslaughter Falls'
© Copyright Jason Haley

Just about 5 miles before reaching the parking lot for Cumberland Falls off of a forest road called Dogslaughter Road. A short hike gets you here and go a little further to get to the Cumberland River.

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland '
© Ted Denman 2010

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This was taken on a hike through the Cumberland Falls State Park.

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Copyright Kurt Bauer

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Copyright Kurt Bauer

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'

CC Ted Denman

Cumberland Falls State Park
'The Rocks At Cumberland Falls'
© Jeanne Sickler

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Azalea In Bloom'
© Jeanne Sickler

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Falls Rainbow'
© Jeanne Sickler

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Senic Bridge'
© Jeanne Sickler

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'
© Karma Effect Photographix Jason Vickers

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Cumberland Falls, sometimes called the Little Niagara, the Niagara of the South, or the Great Falls, is a large waterfall on the Cumberland River in southeastern Kentucky. Spanning the river at the border of McCreary and Whitley counties, the waterfall is the central feature of Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, which is surrounded by the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Framed'

Cumberland Falls State Park
'At Dust'

Cumberland Falls State Park
© Michael Mynatt

In Bloom at the Falls

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Cumberland Falls State Park
© Lynn Farmer Photo 2003-2009

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls State Park'

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls State Park'

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Cumberland Falls State Park
'The Falls'

This is the Falls from trail 9

Cumberland Falls State Park
'Cumberland Falls'

One of the most beautiful falls Ive photographed. Wonderful park to visit.

Imagine a wall of water falling 60 feet into a boulder-strewn gorge, a whispering mist that kisses the face and a magical moonbow visible on a clear night under a full moon. Known as the "Niagara of the South," the 125-foot wide curtain of water is dramatic day or night. But it's only at night during a full moon that you can see the moonbow, a phenomenon not found anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere!

The area is a natural choice for water-sports enthusiasts, offering white-water rafting and canoeing among other water activities. A professional outfitter is just 5 miles east of the resort.

As spectacular as the setting that surrounds it, the historic Dupont Lodge, built of massive hemlock beams and knotty pine, offers a spectacular view of the Cumberland River Valley. It's the perfect retreat after a day of hiking, rafting, swimming or horseback riding.

Moonbow Dates Visible during clear weather. 2005 moonbow dates: Jan 23-27 Feb 22-26 Mar 23-27 Apr 22-26 May 21-25 Jun 20-24 Jul 19-23 Aug 17-21 Sep 16-20 Oct 15-19 Nov 14-18 Dec 13-17.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
Day-UseFishingyes
 Hiking Trailyes
 Swimming Beachyes
 Bridle Trailsyes
CampingPrimativeyes
 Electric Sitesyes
 Water/Electric Sitesyes
WinterActivitiesyes
Camping
Enjoy the great outdoors in the campground, featuring 50 campsites with electric and water hookups. The campground has a central service building with showers and rest rooms, a grocery, and a dump station.

Campground and grocery open March 29 - October 31.No advance reservations. Check-out by 2:00 PM, Eastern time. Pets are allowed if restrained.
Cottages
The one and two-bedroom cottages have unique appeal. Most cottages have fireplaces. Tableware, cooking utensils, and linens are provided, with fresh linens available daily.

Cottages are available by late afternoon. Check-out by 11:00 AM, Eastern time.
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Swimming
Cool off on a hot summer day with a dip in an Olympic-size pool. Pool is short distance from Lodge and Woodland Rooms.

Use of pool is free to lodge and cottage guests. Fee for the public.$3.50 Adult (13 & older), $2.50 child 6-12, free for child 5 and under.Open Memorial Day - Labor Day. Hours 10-8 through July; 10-6 pm August - Labor Day.
Boats and RVs
Griffin Island Campground - Sevierville, TNBoat Rentals
Looking for something different Griffin Island is a family owned and family friendly 32 acre property that includes rental campers, full hook-up sites, and tent sites for rent on Douglas Lake. Griffin Island is your getaway from the mainstream but close enough to all the attraction of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.brPhone 866-461-4561
81.6 miles from park*


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Area Attractions
Gift Shop, Snack Shop and Visitor's CenterVisit the gift shop, featuring a large selection of Kentucky handcrafts, and the snack shop and visitors center, both located in the falls area. The new Visitor's Center is expected to be the first stop in a visitor's encounter with the falls area. Inside the center, a three-dimensional relief map outlines major park facilities. Other exhibits show the area's geology and history and illustrate Native American life. Another display advises visitors how to stay safe in the park, such as staying within the barrier at the falls, avoiding cliffs, and refraining from wading in the river.

In 2004, snack shop is open April 1 - October 31. Gift Shop and Visitor's Center open year-round.

Bob Blair MuseumThe Blair Museum, located in the lodge, features Native American artifacts and exhibits relating to area plants, animals, and history.
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
November 17 Our favorite place to visit. by Sharon-Ohio
We love staying at the Falls. We try to come down every 3 months to see the moonbow and just relax in the cabin and hike the trails.
April 28 Wild Rapids by Courtney
We had a great time hiking around and the water was wild to watch. The water levels were up so high that it was a raging white water river and the power of the falls was awesome. We are going back when the water level goes back to normal to see it when it is at normal levels in all its true beauty.
October 28 asome by bananas
loved it breath taken
June 10 We loved it,Better than Tenn. by Jules
We had went to Pigion forge,after you been there a time or to,its done.We decided to visit here on our way home.We were amazed!!!The beauty of the forest and the falls,the sandy water front reminded me of a beach.We will be back!!!
February 17 How Great Thou Art by Barbara, Kokomo, Indiana
Such majestical beauty, only the hand of God could create all the beauty we have to behold and to bestow upon others.........
April 30 awesome by jbuddy731
the best place ever
April 22 Our favorite place to take visitors
A beautiful breathtaking and historic views, gift shop has a great variety of Kentucky exclusive items. Peaceful and serene scenery


Area Cabins and Lodges

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
7351 Highway 90
Corbin, KY
(606) 528-4121


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Griffin Island Campground - Sevierville, TNCampgrounds
Looking for something different Griffin Island is a family owned and family friendly 32 acre property that includes rental campers, full hook-up sites, and tent sites for rent on Douglas Lake. Griffin Island is your getaway from the mainstream but close enough to all the attraction of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.brPhone 866-461-4561
Web Site: griffinisland.net
81.6 miles from park*
Area Resources
Virginia Wilder Real Estate, LLC - Rose Hill, VARealtor
Virginia Wilder Real Estate, LLC has been voted The Best Real Estate Agency in the Tri-State area. Virginia Wilder Real Estate, LLC offers the latest technology, uses the resources the real estate industry has to offer and is ready to serve YOU Give Tina Jirava a call toll free 877-237-8208 ext 1.
Web Site: vwilderrealestate.com/
54.7 miles from park*
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Directions
Cumberland Falls is 20 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.

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