Kingdom Come State Park

Kingdom Come State Park, with an elevation of 2,700 feet, is the crowning jewel in the crest of Pine Mountain. Named after the popular Civil War novel, “The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come,” by Kentucky author John Fox Jr., the park preserves 1,283 acres of unspoiled wilderness. Some of the most extraordinary rock formations in the state are featured at this park, including Log Rock, a natural sandstone bridge, and Raven Rock, a giant rock exposure that soars 290 feet into the air at a 45-degree angle!


• 4 mountain top overlooks that give visitors stunning vistas of Black Mountain and the Cumberland Plateau.

• Access to the 38-mile Little Shepherd Trail
 that spines along the top of the mountain from Harlan to Whitesburg.

• 14 hiking trails that explore massive rock formations and fragle mountain ecosystems.

• 2 Large picnic shelters, with grills and restrooms, can be reserved for your special occasions.

• Primitive camping available year-round.

• Cave Amphitheater, with lighting and seating, for groups needing a natural setting for meetings.

• 3.5 acre fishing lake, pedal boats, miniature golf, large recreation areas, and a gift shop.

View from Raven Rock

Hours of Operation
Park is Open All Year
Gift Shop and surrounding actities are open
April – October
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Cumberland, KY

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606 . 589 . 2479

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DESTINATION: Visit Cumberland
MAP:  Tour the clickable 3D Park Map
MAP: Tour the Pine Mountain Rustic Adventure Route
MAP:  Visit other parks along Pine Mountain
VIDEO:   Watch Park Overview narrated by Park Manager
Large Video (8 m) or Small Video (500 k)
VIEW: Read a passage from “The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come” that describes a sunrise viewed from Pine Mountain’s summit
VIEW:  Visit official state park website
VIEW: Click the left icon to see what our symbols represent.


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