The spectacular terrain you will discover when visiting Cummins Falls State Park makes hiking both popular and challenging. Steep and uneven trails with significant elevations will guide you around the gorge and waterfalls, with slightly less demanding hikes taking you upstream. If you are feeling up to the challenge, then explore the park from Cummins Falls State Park Cabins and enjoy spectacular natural features untouched by man.
Taking you through the gorge and to the top of the fall, this trail is the most popular and provides excellent views at the summit. Rated as moderate for difficulty, this route covers a distance of 0.4 miles.
This moderate trail follows the river upstream and includes numerous water crossings over the course of 0.5-miles. You will also walk along the rocky riverbed for part of this trail.
Rated as hard, this 1.5-mile trail follows the river downstream and through the forests. This trail should only be attempted by experienced hikers and is not suitable for children.
Along the trails and around the park, vacationers will find a number of recreational activities suitable for people of all ages and abilities. Cummins Falls State Park hotels give you and your family access to the cool waters of the gorge, a range of excellent rock climbing areas and plenty of great fishing spots. Discover the wealth of engaging activities in Cummins Falls State Park on your next vacation.
Bass and bluegill can be fished along the banks fo the Blackburn Fork Scenic River. The water is too shallow for boats but wading is possible and very popular among anglers.
The rugged terrain of the park provides some superb spots for rock climbing and bouldering. With areas suitable for the whole family, anyone can take part no matter their previous experience.
The Cummins Falls State Park has long been a popular swimming spot for locals. Numerous swimming holes can be found in the park and the gorge provides excellent views of the waterfall as you enjoy the cool waters.