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Cumberland Falls S. P.- Dog Slaughter Falls

Hike Stats

Meeting time: 9 AM
Hike Distance: 7.2 miles
Estimated Hike Time: 5 hours
Difficulty: moderate

Well behaved dogs are welcome - Cumberland Fall has a leash rule The drive to Cumberland Falls takes 2.5 hours Once at the park, we'll head north on the moonbow trail (#1 - Cumberland falls numbers all of their trails) cross over from state park land to Daniel Boone National Forest land. When we hit Dog Slaughter Creek we'll head upstream to the falls. After enjoying the view at the falls we'll backtrack down moonbow trail and take Cumberland River Trail (#2) and Anvil Branch Trail (#11) back to the resort. If time permits, we'll hit the 1.5 Eagle Falls trail before heading home. Be sure to wear hiking boots with ankle support , dress appropriate for the weather, and bring plenty of water to drink and a snack to keep your energy up.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The trip was stellar. The weather was perfect. There was tremendous water flow. The trails were diverse. Just a great hike.

    April 4, 2009

  • Phil

    Wow, what cool park! The water was up so the falls were spectacular. The trails had lots of variety and the weather was perfect. I just wish more people could have made it out. We'll have to plan another trip here later in the summer.

    April 4, 2009

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