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Storms end cleanup early at Cumberland Falls on Saturday

Numerous volunteers arrived at Cumberland Falls Saturday morning for the PRIDE Spring Cleanup only to head home a few minutes into the event as storms pummeled the area with rain. At about 9:15 a.m., leaders announced that the event had been canceled after weather radar and dark...

Still time to register for PRIDE Spring Cleanup

The PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls is this Saturday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. “The cleanup will look a little different this spring, but we will be accomplishing the same goals: cleaning up the roads near Cumberland Falls and welcoming spring with friends and...

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park reopening on June 1

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park and Natural Bridge State Resort Park along with most of Kentucky’s other state parks are reopening for business on June 1, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday. With the exception of Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Lake Barkley State...
Posted On 27 May 2020

Multiple local and regional events postponed or canceled because of coronavirus

Multiple local and regional events planned for the coming weeks and have been postponed or cancelled in the effort to decrease the potential to spread coronavirus.   Rotary International Dinner cancelled At Thursday’s weekly meeting of the Corbin Rotary Club, officials...

Cumberland Falls State Park hosting ‘All About Moonbows’ Friday night

Cumberland Falls is unique in the western hemisphere in that it is the only place on this side of the planet where the phenomena known as the moonbow occurs. With this Friday, Jan. 10 marking the first opportunity to see the moonbow in 2020, officials at Cumberland Falls State...

State police say dead man found near Cumberland Falls committed suicide

Kentucky State Police say the individual found dead Wednesday morning at Cumberland Falls State Park took his own life. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, Public Affairs Officer at Post 11 in London, said law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene at about 9 a.m. after...

US Rep. Hal Rogers announces the 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winners

U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers announced the winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Kentucky’s Fifth Congressional District. The winning artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol Building for one year, representing southern and eastern Kentucky. The first place winner...

Cumberland Falls closes restaurant until spring

In an effort to improve the guest dining experience at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, the park announced its Riverview Restaurant will be closed for kitchen repairs and renovations until mid-spring of 2019. To supplement closure of the Riverview Restaurant, the park...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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If not for DuPont in the 1920’s, Cumberland Falls might have been eliminated to make hydro-electric dam

Cumberland Falls is known as the “Niagara of the South,” and for good reason. A 125-foot wide curtain of water plunges 65 feet over the falls. The volume of water pouring over Cumberland Falls is the second greatest east of the Mississippi River after Niagara Falls. Cumberland...
Posted On 02 Oct 2018

Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky state parks offering accommodations to hurricane victims

Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky’s state parks, and the City of Williamsburg are working to accommodate individuals forced to evacuate in the face of Hurricane Florence. Officials with the national forest announced that the campground fees have been waived. Kimberly...
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