Laurel Lake to Cumberland Falls via Sheltowee Trace

Photo Gallery

  • Hidden Arch Loop trail Hidden Arch Loop trail
  • Rock Pillar near Hidden Arch Rock Pillar near Hidden Arch
  • Rock Creek riffle. Rock Creek riffle.
  • Rock Creek Rock Creek
  • Rock features on Gobblers Arch trail. Rock features on Gobblers Arch trail.
  • Foot bridge along ST near Pickett State Park Foot bridge along ST near Pickett State Park
  • Arch at Pickett State Park Lake Arch at Pickett State Park Lake
  • Cumberland River reflections. Cumberland River reflections.
  • Cumberland Falls rainbow. Cumberland Falls rainbow.
  • Cumberland Falls from below. Cumberland Falls from below.
  • Looking up stream at Cumberland Falls. Looking up stream at Cumberland Falls.
  • Looking across the river from Cumberland Falls. Looking across the river from Cumberland Falls.
  • Sheltowee Trace trail head at 192/1193. Sheltowee Trace trail head at 192/1193.
  • Star Camp Sheltor. Star Camp Sheltor.
  • Oh the cool water feels good on our feet. Oh the cool water feels good on our feet.
  • Spiders and... Spiders and...
  • Snakes Snakes
  • Along Cumberland River. Along Cumberland River.
  • The group near Bark Camp Creek. The group near Bark Camp Creek.
  • Just enough room for a few tents. Just enough room for a few tents.
  • Someone did a lot of work at this campsite. Someone did a lot of work at this campsite.
  • Laurel Lakes emerald coves. Laurel Lakes emerald coves.
  • Jack and his pack. Jack and his pack.
  • Relaxing around the camp fire. Relaxing around the camp fire.
  • Getting a few miles in. Getting a few miles in.
  • Hiking along Seltowee Trace. Hiking along Seltowee Trace.
  • More fungus. More fungus.
  • Blue fungus, any one know what this is?. Blue fungus, any one know what this is?.
  • Bluff along Sheltowee Trace. Bluff along Sheltowee Trace.
  • Bark Creek Falls. Bark Creek Falls.
  • Bark Creek Falls close up. Bark Creek Falls close up.
  • Group shot at Dog Slaugher Falls. Group shot at Dog Slaugher Falls.
  • Dog Slaughter Falls. Dog Slaughter Falls.
  • Dog Slaughter Falls Bridge. Dog Slaughter Falls Bridge.
  • Sheltowee Trace crosses the dam. Sheltowee Trace crosses the dam.
  • Laurel River Dam and Power Station. Laurel River Dam and Power Station.
  • Cumberland River from Sheltowee Trace. Cumberland River from Sheltowee Trace.
  • Cumberland River mirror image. Cumberland River mirror image.

Last Modified 2/15/13

Cumberland Falls RainbowKentucky Contacts

Red River Gorge
Stanton Ranger District
705 W. College Ave.
Stanton, KY 40380
(606) 663-2852

Sheltowee Trace
London Ranger District
761 S. Laurel Road
London, KY 40744 606-864-4163

Tennesse Contacts

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
Park Headquarters
4564 Leatherwood Road
Oneida, Tennessee 37841
Park Headquarters - (423) 569-9778
Visitor Center - Tennessee - (931) 879-3625
Visitor Center - Kentucky - (606) 376-5073

Pickett State Park
4605 Pickett Park Highway
Jamestown, TN 38556
(931) 879-5821

Getting There

Trail head 192/1193—Take I-75 to London Ky, exit on KY 192 west to Junction at KY 1193. Trail head parking is on the left just before the junction.

Laurel Lake Dam—Take I-75 to London Ky, exit on KY 192 west to Junction at KY 1193. Turn left and follow KY 1193 to Dam.

Cumberland Falls—Southbound on I-75 exit Corbin, Ky, on KY 25 south. Follow KY 25 to KY 90 and turn right, continue west on KY 90 into the park.

Cumberland Falls—Northbound on I-75 exit Goldbug, Ky, on KY 25 north. Follow KY 25 to KY 90 and turn left, continue west on KY 90 into the park.

Trail head Ky 1274—Take I-64 to KY 36 Owingsville exit. Follow KY 36 to KY 1274, Turn left.

Cave Run Lake—Take I-64 to US 60 exit 123. Follow US 60 to Salt Lick, KY. Turn right on KY 211, follow through town. Turn left on Clear Clear Creek Rd.

Pickett State Park—Take I-40 to Exit 317 and take Hwy. 127 north for 46 miles. Turn right on Hwy. 154 and travel another 12 miles to the park entrance.

Pickett State Park—Southbound on I-75 take KY 461 south to KY 80, take 80 west to U.S. 27, take 27 south to Oneida and follow TN 297 west to TN 154. Turn Right follow TN 154 2.6 miles, park is on the left.

Pickett State Park—Northbound on I-75 take TN 63 west to U.S. 27, take 27 north to Oneida and follow TN 297 west to TN 154. Turn Right follow TN 154 2.6 miles, park is on the left.

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