Department of Parks
Special Moonbow Program Scheduled For Feb. 2-3 at Cumberland Falls
CORBIN, Ky.--Join Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Feb. 2 and 3 in celebrating one of its most unusual attractions -- the moonbow.
The weekend will start on Friday at with an introduction to the phenomenon of the moonbow with a visit to Cumberland Falls to see the moonbow at Activities will continue on Saturday with a tour of Cumberland Falls at , a field trip to Natural Arch at , and an introduction to the science of the moonbow at
Families will then be able to play “Family Feud” at and another walk to the moonbow will be at This program is free and open to the public.
Discounted lodge rates will be available during this weekend.
The moonbow is a rare occurrence. The moonbow at Cumberland Falls is a phantom of a rainbow with a ghostly arc of light with faint colors that form in the mist of the falls. A moonbow usually occurs when there is a full moon, a clear night, and several other meteorological factors.
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park is equipped with cottages, the historic Dupont Lodge, a restaurant and gift shop. For more information, phone 1-800-325-0063 or email Bret Smitley at BretA.Smitley@ky.gov
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 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