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Cumberland Falls Offers Campout at the Fire Tower on March 1

Friday, 02 14, 2014

Steve Gilbert,
1-800-325-0063

CORBIN, Ky. – Enjoy an evening camping with a great view on March 1 at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park.

The park is offering guests an opportunity to spend a portion of the evening in Pinnacle Knob fire tower with a spectacular view of the night sky and the Cumberland Plateau.

Your camp will be on the ground near the tower, which is no longer used for spotting fires. When the sun comes up, you’ll break camp for a short hike back to the park lodge for breakfast.

Meet at the lodge at 4 p.m. Saturday. You will be back at the lodge for breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday.

The fee is $45 a person and includes camping equipment, an evening snack and the breakfast buffet. Registration is required. Call Steve Gilbert at 1-800-325-0063 or email steve.gilbert@ky.gov

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park has a lodge, Riverview Restaurant, cottages, campground, hiking trails, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, other recreational activities and a great view of 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