Red River Gorge

photo: The rock ford where the Buck Trail crosses Chimney Top Creek in the Red River Gorge National Recreation Trail system Type: Backcountry
Length: 34.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: 15 miles east of Stanton KY., in Daniel Boone National Forest just north of the Combs Mountain Parkway.
States: Kentucky
Counties: Powell, Wolfe, Menifee
Latitude: 37.81005   Longitude: -83.603

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Description

This trail system is located in the Red River Gorge Natural Landmark and Geological Area. Unique stone arches, rock shelters, Clifty Wilderness, Red River National Wild & Scenic River and miles of rugged cliff lines can be found in this area. The "Gorge" is nationally recognized as a special place for its archeological sites and has one of the highest concentrations of petroglyphs in the eastern United States.

Additional Details

Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 10%
Elevation Low Point: 800
Elevation High Point: 1,200
Year Designated: 1978

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Daniel Boone National Forest recreation

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Tim Eling
US Forest Service
Cumberland Ranger District
3451 Sky Bridge Road, KY 715
Stanton , KY 40380
(606) 663-2852
teling@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.usda.gov/dbnf/

 

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