Spring has began he at Cumberland Falls, understory trees such as Downy Service Berry and Redbuds are in bloom this week. Several species of wildflowers can be seen on hiking trails such as Hepatica, Rue Anemone, Trout Lily, Halberd-leaved Yellow Violet, Trailing Arbutus, Wood Poppy and Bluets.
There are three great events planned for the month of April
April 17– 18 Storytelling Weekend
The Whole family can kick back and enjoy storytellers spin tales about life in the Appalachian Foothills. Various craft people will have their traditional hand made items for sale throughout the weekend. The weekend kicks off Friday evening at 9pm with a Ghost walk around the falls area. On Saturday, various storytellers will take the stage throughout the day. The weekend will come to a close with a Saturday evening concert at 8:00 pm. Cost of the entire weekend is $ 20.00 per person. Saturday evening concert only is $ 10.00 per person.
April 24-26 Nature Photography Weekend
Nature Photography Buffs will enjoy this weekend that features a 24-hour digital competition. Photographers from all skill levels can pick up tips from guest speakers. Plaques awarded in several categories. Registration is $ 40 per person
April 24 & 25 Camper Appreciation
Stay Friday night and get Saturday night free. There will be specially planned activities on Friday and Saturday that the whole family can enjoy.