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. This 1,720-acre park was acquired in 1938 as a project of the Farm Security Administration to provide a recreational area for some 250 families selected to homestead on the Cumberland Plateau.
The park is also home to the Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain, which has been consistently recognized as a top golf course in the southeastern United States. The Jack Nicklaus signature layout features a design that capitalizes on elevation changes, as well as natural features, such as flowing brooks and clustered, mature pines and layered flagstone.
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