Cumberland Mountain State Park and Byrd Lake | Crossville, Tennessee
Cumberland Mountain State Park
A 1586 acre park on the sandstone tableland of the Cumberland Plateau
Address: 24 Office Drive, Crossville, Tennessee
Photographer: Rosemary Fields
At a glance: A large park featuring campgrounds, cabins, recreational hall, meeting rooms, restaurant, golf course, boat rentals, hiking trails, fishing, swimming, mountain biking, picnic area, and amphitheater.
Located close to Fairfield Glade, a popular community in Crossville, Tennessee.
Things to Do:
- Rent a fishing boat, rowboat, paddleboard, kayak or canoe for use on Byrd Lake.
- Hike 14 miles around the lake – easy to overnight trails
- Fish on the 50-acre Byrd Lake
- There is an Olympic-size pool at the park
- Grab your mountain bike and hit the 4 mile trail
Cumberland Mountain State Park offers a wide range of recreational activities for visitors of all ages. Some popular activities include hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, and golfing. The park features over 14 miles of hiking trails that wind through the woodlands, along streams, and to scenic overlooks. Fishing is available in Byrd Lake, which is stocked with bass, catfish, and bluegill. The lake also allows for non-motorized boating and swimming in designated areas. Additionally, there is an 18-hole championship golf course within the park.
Camping and Picnicking
The park provides various camping options for both RVs and tents. It offers campsites with electrical and water hookups, as well as primitive tent camping areas. There are also picnic areas throughout the park with tables, grills, and shelters, providing a great place for picnicking and enjoying outdoor meals.
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