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Cumberland Falls Trails 4 and 6 is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Parkers Lake, Kentucky that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.3 mi Elevation gain 269 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Walking Forest River Views Wild flowers Wildlife
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Matthew Sullivan
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You can drive to the falls. Small bluffs on the way. Underwhelming.

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meagan kellner
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trail was ok. trail was crowded. after crossing the street to the falls, you're not in nature anymore but a tourist site. heavily crowded, not what I was expecting. the falls were nice, but basically got my pictures and left to go on another trail.

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Cindy Dobrzynski
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Ali Powers
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Trail was pretty easy to follow. We went on a Monday afternoon and it wasn’t crowded at all. On the trail we crossed maybe 10 people there and back. The falls itself was fairly populated as there is a parking lot right next to it. The hike was nice and you could barely see the bridge through the trees, but other than the falls there isn’t much to see. Still a nice hike in the woods!

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Cristen Anders
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Rachel Stephens
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Completed trail 6. It’s a great, short hike with good views of the gatliff bridge and leads right to the falls.

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Jessica Lawyer
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Crowded...and when I say crowded think amusement park crowded. People everywhere and about 10% mask wearing. People smoking and trash all over. Falls are neat but we turned back after getting pictures and didn't finish it. Unless you're obsessed with waterfalls, I'd skip it.

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Autumn Tucker
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The falls were beautiful. The hike to get there was easy it steps don’t bother you.

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Vanessa Gum
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Great trail, easy to do.

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Brandee Rae
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Decent trail. Nice falls. Please remember to LNT... there is tons of garbage along sections of the trail

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Karen Allen
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Great trail for your average hiker... no obstacles. Take detour down to picnic area and soak your feet in the river.

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November Holley
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Nice trail around the park. Enough up and down on incline to get the heart rate up but levels out in spots. Can hear the falls and see the lodge, cabins and horse trails for the park. Good trail if your staying in the park and just want to go burn off some energy.

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Todd Hendricks
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Need better directions on trail. Took a wrong turn and added about a mile. Otherwise great experience and the falls are spectacular.

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Elliott Rosengarten
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Did Trail #6 starting at the lodge. Definitely will get your heart rate up coming back from the Falls - of course, 1 pm on a 90 degree day will do that. Clean path, well marked. Falls were beautiful.

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Katrina Parkes
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Take a path/stairs down, cross a road, and it takes you right to the falls. I’m not familiar with the area so didn’t realize how commercialized the area around the falls would be.

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Wade Geary
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Small but very entertaining hike!!

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M Harris
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#6 was open on June 14,2020 Cumberland Falls viewing open

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Jacob Dixon
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I combined trails 3, 4 and 6 plus an added walk to the river. if you want to complete all of trail 4 there is a section not included in this route. it is also called the "CCC interpretive trail" which is also labeled as trail 4. its begins on the opppsite side of the Lodge and eventually meets back up with this planned route. I would reccomend adding trail 3 to this just to lengthen the hike. you will have to back track .25 miles if you do though. at times you will have good scenery (hiked in winter so no leaves to block views.)

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Justin Fields
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Nice

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Charles Duke
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Did trail 4 of 4 and 6.

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Victor Jordan
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A quick easy trail we added in after hiking Dog Slaughter Falls. It is always special seeing the Cumberland Falls.

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Jill Warner
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Beautiful trail with inclines and declines. Lots of stone stairs.

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Hannah banana bread
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Connect up with the CCC Memorial trail to make it a longer and more educational hike. Wonderful surprises along the way

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David Prager
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Nice way to see Cumberland Falls if you are staying at the park lodge and don't want to drive there. Trail #6 goes straight to the falls, while Trail #4 takes a longer route through the Cliffside Picnic Area. I prefer Trail #4 for its rock shelters and CCC-built stone steps. Fairly secluded except for the falls area, which of course is super crowded.

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Michelle Leone
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it a very nice trail.the falls are beautiful.

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Linda Stringer
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6 is a nice, easy hike to burn off some calories after a great meal at DuPont Lodge restaurant. Wasn't looking for copperheads but it sounds like we should have.

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Karen Cloud
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Nice hike. pretty scenery. Be careful.....saw 3 copperheads on an hour walk

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Hannah L
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Laura Broughton
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