Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, near Corbin, will host their annual Arches and Waterfall Weekend on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Sitting on the Cumberland Plateau, the park is home to numerous waterfalls and arches. This event will have many activities, including hikes, to showcase these unique natural features.
For the hikes, participants will be driven to various locations throughout the park and from there will hike a short distance to get the best views of the arches and falls. All the hikes are rated ‘moderate’ and there is no cost to participate.
For a detailed schedule of the hikes for the Arches and Waterfall Weekend, call the park at (800) 325-0063.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park’s beautiful stone Dupont Lodge is complimented with solid hemlock beams and knotty pine paneling. All of the fifty-one rooms at the lodge offer beautiful views.
Other facilities at the park include the Riverview Restaurant, picnic areas, campground, fishing, horseback riding, and swimming. In addition, the park has 17 miles of hiking trails, ranging from some that are less than one mile to the 10.8 Moonbow Trail.
Cumberland Falls is the home of the only ‘moonbow’ in the western hemisphere. Often called the “Niagara of the South”, the waterfall is 65 feet high and 125 feet wide. The mist from these falls produces the famed moonbow during a full moon when the sky is clear.
Cumberland Falls is located in south central Kentucky on highway 90 and just about 165 miles from Metro Louisville. Google Maps can offer detailed, point-to-point driving directions.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
7351 Highway 90
Corbin, KY 40701-8857
Telephone: (606) 528-4121 or (800) 325-0063