Department of Parks
“Camp Out at the Fire Tower” Planned for Sept. 12-13 at Cumberland Falls

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, September 01, 2015  
Contact Information:  Steve Gilbert,

CORBIN, Ky. – Guests can enjoy a sunset, night sky and sunrise at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park’s  “Camp Out at the Fire Tower” on Sept. 12-13.


The park will provide camping equipment – tent, sleeping pad, sleeping bag and astronomy equipment. Participants must be able to carry a 25-pound back pack and hike about 1.5 miles one-way. Snacks and breakfast will be included.


You will camp at Pinnacle Knob Fire Tower.


The cost is $50 a person. Participants will receive a list of personal items to bring. Register by calling 606-528-4121 or emailing Steve Gilbert at


Cumberland Falls State Resort Park has a lodge, Riverview Restaurant, cottages, campground, hiking trails, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, other recreational activities and a great view of Cumberland Falls. Call the park at 1-800-325-0063 for information.






The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at