Hike to Eagle Falls, Cumberland Falls SRP

Kentucky Eagle Falls Trailhead

  • Activities:

    Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    1.9 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    541 Feet

Scenic
Waterfall

This hike through Cumberland Falls State Park has ridgetop views and two waterfalls.

Rated easy to moderate, this hike does have lots of stairs. Rated easy to moderate, this hike does have lots of stairs. Along the way to Eagle Falls you will pass one of the best views of Cumberland Falls. Part of the lower trail may at times be muddy or inaccessible due to water levels.

Photo Credit: Patrick Mueller

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
Read More

Reviews

Overall rating: 

Leave a Review

Well we went to Cumberland Falls to paddle board from the beach area to the main falls and then someone told us that you could get to Eagle Falls by crossing over the river and floating slightly downstream. So we tried it out and we were glad we did. A short little hike to a beautiful little waterfall! You can get behind it and look out over the large rocks lining the Cumberland River. Worth the visit for sure.

11 months ago
11 months ago

I've done this trail several times- very short and leads to gorgeous views of Cumberland falls as well as eagle. Unfortunately extremely crowded, especially on weekends. Still the views are great!

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

The Outbound CollectiveAdmin

Your Home For Adventure.

Nearby Adventures

Hike the Auxier Ridge Trail, KY

Kentucky / Auxier Ridge Trailhead

This can be done as a quick hike, or as an overnighter so you can catch both sunset and sunrise.  Park at the Auxier Ridge Trailhead and take the Auxier Ridge Trail (#204).

61 Saves

Hike to Honeymoon Falls at Pine Mountain State Resort Park

Kentucky / Pine Mountain State Resort

The trail to Honeymoon Falls is located in Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville, Kentucky. To reach the trail park in the parking lot in front of the park lodge.

19 Saves

Hike to Tioga Falls

Kentucky / Tioga Falls Trailhead

Recently the trail to Tioga Falls has re-opened even though they are still doing trail restoration. This is short little 1.

45 Saves