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The Flyingfishman
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
Blanton Forest State Nature Preserve
Black Mountain, Kentucky
Pine Mountain State Resort Park
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine visits the Red River Gorge
Rockcastle Narrows
The Appalachian Trail
Big South Fork Honey Creek Loop
Ledford Arches RRG
Pine Mountain, KY
Yellowbank Wildlife Management Area
Kentuckiana Caves
Red River Gorge Trails & map
Big South Fork
Otter Creek - Outdoor Recreation Area
Cumberland Gap NHP
Mammoth Cave National Park
Red Byrd Arch
Cumberland Falls and area
Lost River Cave
My Old Kentucky Home lyrics and mp3
Cloud Splitter
Mantle Rock
Cumberland Falls Moonbow Trail
Indian Staircase 10-21-04
Natural Bridge...Slade, KY
Auxier Ridge, Double, Star Gap, Gray's, and Rock Bridge Arches
Timmon's and Adena Arches
Swift Camp Creek Trail
Other landmarks in Red River Gorge
Tioga Falls/Bridges to the past
Carter Caves State Resort Park
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
Bernheim Forest - Clermont, KY
Vernon-Douglas State Nature Preserve
Red Byrd Arch trip Via Ridgetop ...12-20-08 trip report
A Creek Runs through it


Spring Break 2005 and my crew headed to Lake Cumberland for a little relaxation. They have an indoor pool and rec room for the kids as well as a full fledged marina and hiking trails. Wildlife is abundant near the lodge. The restaurant boasts an all you eat buffet highlighted with warm banana pudding for dessert. I did manage a hike and a side trip to Creelsboro Natural Bridge about 25 minutes away from the lodge. Creelsboro Natural Bridge is 7th largest span in the Eastern United States. It is the 3rd largest span in Kentucky.

Link to Lake Cumberland State Resort Park

Click for map to Lake Cumberland SRP


Park Entrance


A restaurant regular


That's one bass-ackwards skunk. Black on white?


It looks as if he has been eating well too


Wild Turkey...the featherd kind


Falls along the hiking trail


Creelsboro Natural Bridge. This arch is the 7th largest span in the Eastern United States. Four of the top 10 are found in Kentucky.  


Also known as the Creelsboro Rockhouse, this "bridge" is as deep as it is wide 

Creelsboro Natural Bridge is easily accessible and is actually on private property. The Goff family went to great pains to assure its survival. My thanks go to them. Please be respectful when you visit the area. The family has a monument to memorialize the family at the site.