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Kingdom Come State Park, Cumberland

#26 of 60 in Nature in Kentucky
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Kingdom Come State Park is a part of Kentucky's state park system in Harlan County atop Pine Mountain near the city of Cumberland. It was named after the 1903 best-selling novel The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by native Kentuckian John Fox, Jr. Features of the park include Raven Rock, Log Rock, and a 3.5-acre (1.4 ha) mountain lake. The section of the park is also a legally dedicated state nature preserve by the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves.

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  • This park earns its name. The long, gently winding road that leads through the dense Kentucky forest gives you the feeling that you are reaching Kingdom Come. It's a magnificent park with several...  more »
  • The park is clean nice, has a small lake and lots of facilities like shelters, picnic grounds and playgrounds. it is clean and well kept, but watch the kids. Bears are numerous. The big attraction is....  more »
  • Some of the most beautiful overlooks in Kentucky. So much to do, numerous hiking opportunities, fishing, camping, playgrounds etc. You can spend hours or days exploring and having fun alone or with friends and family. Easy access to the majority of the park. Well worth it to put it on your to do list.
  • I visit family in Ky and always love coming here. My heart is set in the mountains...and there is such a magnificent view near the top of the park. Great playgrounds, great shelters. I wish I could come more often than I do.
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