Hike To This Scenic Fire Tower For Some Of The Most Unforgettable Views In Kentucky

Hiking is a wonderful way to spend time in Kentucky, and it’s always nice when the trail includes a special surprise. If you’ve ever hiked along Trail #2 in Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, perhaps you’ve discovered a particularly special surprise – a historic fire tower that rises above the trees. The Pinnacle Knob Fire Tower allows for unforgettable views of the park and it’s an easy enough hike that almost everyone will find enjoyable.

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See more of the fire tower and its surroundings in this beautiful video by Ben Childers Photography:

Pinnacle Knob Fire Tower may not be the most popular destination within Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, but it is definitely worth checking out. Have you hiked to this scenic overlook? Share your experience with us in the comments!

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