Department of Parks
Arches and Waterfall Weekend at Cumberland Falls Jan. 24-26

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, January 14, 2014  
Contact Information:  : Bret Smitley, 1-800-325-0063  


CORBIN, Ky. – Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is hosting its “Arches and Waterfall Weekend” Jan. 24-26.

 

The weekend will include hikes to area natural arches and waterfalls as well as evening programs on astronomy and history.

Moderate hiking is required on most trips.  Van space is limited. If van space fills up, guests may have to drive their own vehicles. Hikes will start in the lounge of the Dupont Lodge.

The registration fee for the weekend is $10 for an adult and children under age 12 are free.

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

 

Weekend Schedule

Friday, Jan. 24              

 

4 p.m.        Tour of Cumberland Falls – Meet at visitor center

 

7 p.m.        Star Party (Astronomy Program)  Moonbow Room of the Lodge

 

Saturday,  Jan. 25

 

10 a.m.        Dog Slaughter Falls Hike – 2 mile strenuous hike

 

2 p.m.          Natural Arch and Yahoo Falls 2 miles total, return about 5 p.m.

 

8 p.m.          History of Cumberland Falls – Dupont Lodge

 

Sunday, Jan. 26

 

10 a.m.        Hike to various unique features at Cumberland Falls 

 

 

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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 http://www.parks.ky.gov