You may not be able to visit the state of Kentucky, but you can still enjoy this view of The Cumberland River by visiting my gallery at Pixels. There, you may select among several different print types (framed, canvas, art, wood, metal, acrylic), and more!
Known as the “Niagara of the South”, Cumberland Falls features an impressive 125′ wide curtain of water that plunges 60′ into a boulder-strewn gorge below.
The waterfall was named by Dr. Thomas Walker during a 1750 exploration of Kentucky, after the Duke of Cumberland, a son of King George II of England. Additional history of the area can be read here.
Cumberland Falls photographs were shot both at the Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, and along the Eagle Falls Trail (across the river).
Learning of Cumberland Falls back in the mid-1990’s, I traveled to the area for two days of hiking & camping. At that time, I shot photographs using a disposable Kodak camera. Years later – with a better camera – I returned to enjoy the great outdoors!
Cumberland Falls is known as the only location in the Western Hemisphere to have a “moonbow”. If interested in seeing this natural phenomenon, you can check this Moonbow Calendar of dates (weather permitting). Visitors will find ample parking, restrooms, gift shop, visitor center, scenic overlooks, picnic tables, and maybe a musician playing a flute for tourists, complementing the sound of falling water.
Here are some more photographs of Cumberland Falls:
Consider A Print For Your Home
Framed, canvas, art, acrylic, wood, metal – there are several print types available in my gallery at Pixels to adorn the walls of your home, or office! Alternatively, you may select from a variety of other merchandise options in these categories – home decor, lifestyle, beach, greeting cards, stationary, phone cases, apparel and coffee mugs.
Here’s a video of Cumberland Falls, from a cliff across the river –
Coming Soon ~ Road Trip To Kentucky: Part Two… Eagle Falls
Climb 1000′ to the top of House Mountain, located in Corryton, Tennessee, to enjoy this scenic overlook. Or, visit my gallery at Fine Art America to discover a wide variety of prints featuring this stunning landscape view. Enjoy!