Discover 671 hectares (1,657 acres) of natural beauty at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, which is named for its centerpiece, the 21 m (68 ft) falls. Called the "Niagra of the South," the falls are one of few places in the Western Hemisphere where you can see a moonbow on a full moon night. Contained within the Daniel Boone National Forest, this park is the perfect place to hike, bike, horseback ride, fish, or simply take in scenic vistas. Check the calendar on the park website to see if you'll have the chance to catch a moonbow during your visit. For an overnight stay, reserve a campsite, cabin, or room at the historical lodge. Arrange your visit to Cumberland Falls State Resort Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Corbin using our Corbin journey maker website .
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Cumberland Falls is considered the Niagra Falls of the south. It is a beautiful waterfall with easy access. The State Park is well kept and easy to get around. Defiantly walk down the path to see the ... more »
Cumberland Falls is a great place to spend a weekend. Several nice hiking trails, and the main attraction truly is breath taking. I spent almost an hour just sitting at the closet point you can get to... more »
Wonderful cabin. Enjoyed all the trails. Lucked out on 60 degree weather. Beautiful lodge with excellent food. Staff was very helpful. more »
We had a tremendous view of the Cumberland river at sunrise. Hotel has been updated, rooms are very clean, the restaurant buffet is good. Wireless coverage is spotty at the far end rooms of the Hotel. What makes this place special is the 1930s construction of stone and logs. Its just beautiful in the lobby with a fire going in that monster stone fireplace. Leather sofas and chairs are comfy by the fire. Step back in time and enjoy this jewel!
We had an excellent time at this state park. We camped here over Thanksgiving. There was no water in the campground due to a broken pipe but we knew this ahead of time. We ate dinner off the menu our first night and had the Thanksgiving buffet the next day. The food is excellent. Service is good as well, thoughtful, polite, and efficient. After moving on to Mammoth Cave for a couple of nights, we decided to stay at Cumberland falls on our way home. We tried the dinner buffet this time and it was wonderful. Combined with the beauty of the falls, you could not ask more of a state resort park. We will be back.
Beautiful place of nature. It's free to the public. They have a great gift shop and clean restroom facilities. The trails near and down to the falls are wide and easy to walk on. The top part is handicap accessible but down to the falls is a lot of steps. A great place for a family outing!
I love this place. It's my fishing getaway in the winter. The restaraunt has delicious food (breakfast, lunch and dinner items are all amazing!) and the staff is always very friendly! The park itself is awesome too and a must for nature enthusiasts. This is my third visit to the park, and I look forward to coming back as soon as I can!
We visit Kentucky over the holiday break every year and choose one of the state parks for our stay. This year we decided to try Cumberland Falls and stayed for 4 nights. It's a beautiful park with amazing views of the Cumberland River. It is one of the older parks, and the rooms are a bit outdated but more than adequate. We stayed in one of the woodland rooms, which is a nice compromise between a lodge room and a cabin. The room was nice and had a decent size refrigerator, microwave, and sink. The only issue with our room was that the walls were extremely thin. We could hear the people snoring in the room next to us (to be fair, I'm sure they heard us snoring, too). The other reason we rated it 4 instead of 5 was the service in the restaurant was very slow and the wait staff was not very friendly. Breakfast was unremarkable, so we only ate there twice and spent the rest of our time exploring restaurants in the surrounding area. It is very remote, more than 30 minutes from the highway. If you want a more private retreat like we did, this is a great place to stay, but if you want to be close to the action you might want to choose another park. Kentucky State Parks are the best value for the money in the state.
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