Department of Parks
Cumberland Falls Cleanup Scheduled For May 19
CORBIN, Ky. – Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is looking for volunteers to help clean up around one of Kentucky’s most scenic areas on Saturday, May 19.
Spring floods bring large amounts of trash down the Cumberland River and that garbage collects around Cumberland Falls. The park is asking volunteers to wear boots and bring work gloves to help clean up this area.
Registration will be at at the gift shop near the falls. Trash bags will be distributed and areas will be designated for volunteer work. All participants will be able to take part in a cookout at . All volunteers will get a free t-shirt at
For more information, contact Bret Smitley at 1-800-325-0063 or at email@example.com
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park near Corbin has a lodge, cottages, campground, gift shop and hiking trails. Cumberland Falls is 20 miles southwest of Corbin. Take US 25W to KY 90. If traveling south on I-75, take exit 25. If traveling north on I-75, take exit 15.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov