Eagle Falls (Kentucky)

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This is an article on a waterfall in Kentucky. For Washington, see Eagle Falls, for the Kimberley region in Western Australia falls of the same name see Eagle Falls (Kimberley)
Eagle Falls
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Eagle Falls.
Location Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, McCreary County, Kentucky, USA
Coordinates 36°50′34″N 84°20′39″W / 36.84278°N 84.34417°W / 36.84278; -84.34417Coordinates: 36°50′34″N 84°20′39″W / 36.84278°N 84.34417°W / 36.84278; -84.34417
Type Plunge/Vertical
Total height 44 ft (13 m)
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Eagle Creek

Eagle Falls is located in Cumberland Falls State Resort Park in McCreary County, Kentucky, United States.[1] Water from Eagle Creek descends 44 feet (13 m) before landing on the rocks below on the Cumberland River shoreline. Eagle Falls can be accessed by hiking Trail 9 located on Kentucky Route 90 in the Cumberland Falls State Park. The trail to Eagle Falls is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) and has very beautiful scenery along the way including the best views of Cumberland Falls.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eagle Falls at gowaterfalling.com Retrieved on 2010-03-19
Cumberland Falls as viewed from Trail 9