Best Central Kentucky Waterfall Hikes


Most Kentuckians are familiar with Cumberland Falls, known as the Niagara of the South. Visiting Cumberland Falls is a good first start toward enjoying the beauty that we have in central Kentucky. But this waterfall is just the beginning; Get out and explore these Kentucky Waterfall hikes that take you past some of the most beautiful scenery in central Kentucky.

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Best Central Kentucky Waterfall Hikes

Best Central Kentucky Waterfalls

We have visited these Kentucky waterfalls many times and each time we go, the view is different. In fact, we have plans to go back and revisit each one of these waterfalls in the next few weeks and see what they look like this season! Want to join us?

Princess Falls

Princess Falls

Lick Creek Falls (located on same trail as Princess Falls)

Cumberland Falls


Mill Springs Park, Monticello, KY

Eagle Falls

Eagle Falls Corbin Kentucky

Dog Slaughter Falls

Anglin Falls, McKee, KY

Anglin Falls

Yahoo Falls, Whitley City


Fairmount Falls – Louisville, KY

Cove Spring Park, Cove Spring Road, Frankfort, KY

Cove Springs Park Frankfort KY

Do you love to hike and view waterfalls in Kentucky? What’s your favorite? I’d love to hear.

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  1. I love finding new waterfalls! These pictures are sooooooo awesome. This has inspired me to google waterfalls in my area. Thanks!

  2. I love waterfalls and Kentucky is my favorite state, we are moving there in a year! Can’t wait

  3. These waterfalls are absolutely amazing! Such beauty! I would love to live near a trail to hike to see waterfalls!

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