Enjoy spending time in nature at this state park in southern Kentucky.
Cumberland Falls is sometimes called "Little Niagara" and flows into the Cumberland River in southern Kentucky. Cumberland Falls State Resort Park features a lodge, campsites, a waterfall, hiking trails, and more. The on-site rustic lodge was fully renovated in 2006, and it has 51 rooms. Inside the lodge, guests can also meander through the Blair Museum, which has Native American artifacts and exhibits with plants, animals, and history. There is an Olympic-sized pool nearby, which is free for guests staying at the lodge and cottages. Public or day visitors are welcome to come swim for a small fee.
If you prefer more privacy, you can book a stay at one of their cottages or choose from one of their 50 campsites with electric hookups, water hookups, and a dump station. This state park offers nature programs and there are plenty of opportunities for horseback riding, rafting, and bird watching. The main attraction is the waterfall, which is 69 feet high. If you're here for a daytime outing, there is a picnic area and dogs are welcome there as long as they remain on a leash. Explore the beauty of Kentucky at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park.