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Governor Bevin visits Cumberland Falls to sign ‘Refreshing the Finest’ park funding bill

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin went to Cumberland Falls State Resort Park last Thursday to sign HB 268 allocating $50 million in spending for the state parks. “It is a joy for me to help lead the charge,” Bevin said of the spending known as the “Refreshing the Finest” Initiative....

Cumberland Falls receives multiple ‘Kentucky’s Best’ awards

As part of the 2018 Kentucky State Fair, Kentucky’s Best, as voted upon by readers of “Kentucky Living” Magazine were announced and Cumberland Falls State Park took home three awards among those presented to tourist destinations across the Commonwealth. The falls, known as t...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018

Two people rescued from rock near Cumberland Falls

Woodbine Search and Rescue was called to Cumberland Falls Monday after two people became trapped on a rock in the middle of the river. Chief Rick Fore said rescue personnel paddled out to the rock about 300 yards below the falls to rescue the male subjects from the rock. The...

Injured hiker rescued at Cumberland Falls State Park

Woodbine and McCreary County rescue officials had to use a stokes basket to rescue an injured hiker at Cumberland Falls State Park Thursday morning. The victim, identified as Ryan Bonk, 42, suffered a broken leg after hiking about one mile on trail nine, which is located inside...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017