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Cumberland Mountain State Park

24 Office Dr, Crossville, TN 38555
+1 931-484-6138
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Beautiful Park

Lots to do at the Park. We have not camped here yet but have driven through multiple times. Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy K
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Food here is like nursing home food

The Food here is like nursing home food if that's what you like. The Pull pork was nasty because I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fred G
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Crossville, Tennessee
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Cumberland Mountain State Park is situated on the Cumberland Plateau, a segment of the great upland, which extends from western New York to central Alabama. It is said to be the largest timbered plateau in America. Cumberland Mountain State Park began as part of the greater Cumberland Homesteads Project, a New Deal-era initiative by the Resettlement Administration that helped relocate poverty-stricken families on the Cumberland Plateau to small farms centered on what is now the Cumberland Homestead community. This 1,720-acre park was acquired in 1938 to provide a recreational area for some 250 families selected to homestead on the Cumberland Plateau. The park is located around Byrd Lake, a man-made lake created by the impoundment of Byrd Creek in the 1930s. The park provides numerous recreational activities, including hiking, swimming, picnicking and interpretive programs. The park also features a popular area restaurant and separate recreation hall that can accommodate up to 250 people.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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24 Office Dr, Crossville, TN 38555
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do at the Park. We have not camped here yet but have driven through multiple times. Nice campsites. Park has an Olympic size swimming pool with a high dive and low dive for a nominal fee of $5. The bridge is the most...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Food here is like nursing home food if that's what you like. The Pull pork was nasty because I could tell they Mix's the old pork with the new was really dry out the taste. I Will not be back to this cafeteria style...More

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited the park many times through the years and found it to be very nice to camp and for nature. This time we decided to stay in one of the cabins and that didn't turn out as well. It needed some updating and we...More

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be a good place to eat but the last two time we were their it was average at the best. Undoubtedly they have change management since the food is less than desirable. We took our grandson there for dinner and the pork...More

Thank Walt C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the small duplex cabins in the park. It was rustic but doable and convenient. It did need some minor maintenance done, but nothing major. The full size bed was not comfortable. Reasonable cost.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our grand daughter is getting married at Cumberland Park in October of this year. The park is very well maintained, plenty of trees, a very nice lake, plenty of geese. The restaurant is very good, great views of the lake, and the patio offers plenty...More

Thank patannire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a fan of camping, but the rest of the family is. Planned a family reunion for 50+ at Cumberland Mountain State Park and everything was great. I don't camp, so having the cabins as an option was a plus, and the cabins...More

Thank ChrisBSU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first time here. This state park is very nice. Good walking trail options. Nice cabin options. Beautiful lake, bridge & restaurant.

Thank Paul-Jann V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We moved to TN this month and have already been here twice! Very well kept and peaceful. Although I havent had any luck catching fish. We absolutely love the swimming pool. Its huge and very well maintained. There us a fee of $5 for non...More

Thank Michelle
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

When we walked into the Cabin we were pleased. Freshly cleaned and well kept. Everything provided for a great stay . A couple of issues with shower being plugged and ant issue but the rest was very nice. Olympic size pool available for small charge...More

Thank 297ceciliaw
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Jessica D
13 June 2017|
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Response from temple574 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any but I do not know.
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bartrumb19
28 May 2017|
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Response from LNS4 | Reviewed this property |
solid responses on the forum. You can also rent kayaks, SUP boards, paddle boats and pontoon boats at Fairfield Glade Boat marina which is 14 mins or 9 miles away from the hotel.
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pgrunberg
19 May 2017|
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Yes lots of dogs on leash and there are dog friendly cabins too.
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