Boats, canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are available to rent at the park to use on Byrd Lake. The boat dock is open from Memorial Day through October. Fishing is also popular on the lake, which is swimming with trout, bass, catfish, and bluegill.
The park has a short mountain bike trail that is ideal for beginners of every age hoping to improve their skills. Helmets are required on the trail.
Hit the links at the Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain golf course. The lush Jack Nicklaus-designed course incorporates the park’s natural beauty into its features.
No family vacation would be complete without a day or two in the water. In addition to Byrd Lake, Cumberland Mountain State Park offers swimmers an Olympic-size pool that is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.