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Red River Gorge Geological Area

3451 Skybridge Rd, Winchester, KY 40380-7136
+1 606-663-8100
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This is a beautiful natural part of Kentucky that remains much the same as it was in the beginning. Worth every minute.

We love to just hike in the woods and follow the streams. Wonderful and very educational. Please... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margie T
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Jamestown, Tennessee
Great visit, beautiful area

A road loops for about 20 miles around the area in Slade, Ky, don't expect to drive it very fast as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wagnekk
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Louisville, Kentucky
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“sky bridge” (36 reviews)
“nada tunnel” (41 reviews)
“rock formations” (14 reviews)
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3451 Skybridge Rd, Winchester, KY 40380-7136
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+1 606-663-8100
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"rock formations"
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"beautiful area"
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"scenic overlooks"
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"short trails"
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"hiking trails"
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"the loop"
in 9 reviews
"learning center"
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"mile hike"
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"gravel road"
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"fall colors"
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"great trails"
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"plan your visit"
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"gladie center"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to just hike in the woods and follow the streams. Wonderful and very educational. Please look and take as many pictures of this area as you can and leave the wild life there.

Thank Margie T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A road loops for about 20 miles around the area in Slade, Ky, don't expect to drive it very fast as it is narrow and very winding. Lots of places to stop along the way, we saw the sky bridge, princess arch, chimney rock, and...More

1  Thank wagnekk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful. The scenery is breathtaking. I nice escape from reality. Highly recommend. Be sure to Horseback through the Mountains!

Thank msbossy502
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We were in the area for 2 days; wish we had more time. Truly a beautiful place. We drove the Scenic Drive and were able to hike to a couple of the lovely arches. We also went into Natural Bridge SP and hiked to Natural...More

Thank charisma2015
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

I'm fortunate enough to live only 45 minutes away from the Gorge. I've spend years hiking the trails and exploring the region, and still manage to find something new and amazing in each visit. There are trails of size and intensity to for every age...More

2  Thank Brad W
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The Red River Gorge and adjacent Clifty Wilderness Area is a great get away destination for nature lovers, hikers, backpackers, and climbers. There are lots of rock walls and features throughout the Red River Gorge Valley and adjacent wilderness. There are awesome trails and lots...More

Thank HighRockAdventures
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Hiking and Camping. That's the name of the game at Red River Gorge. Oh yeah, and rock climbing. And maybe canoeing, rappelling, birdwatching? What makes "The Gorge" special are the myriad rock formations situated among mountains and streams in a dense forest. These formations include...More

8  Thank Gabe10101
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Have been visiting this area many years and it never gets old. To have it only 1.5 hours away is a blessing for us. There are countless trails of all levels of difficulty that offer something for everyone. A beautiful forest with streams, impressive rock...More

Thank mewells56
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The gorge is the type of place you have to come back again & again. It stays busy with rock climbers and hikers but there's room for everyone. I strongly recommend buying a hiking guidebook and planning your hikes based on your parties abilities- there's...More

1  Thank Nicole M
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We drove around the scenic byway. Spectacular! Stopped at visitors center. Worth the stop, very informative. Wush we had more time fore hiking, some of the trails were long hikes and we had already been hiking that day.

1  Thank linny2956
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kimaliff
11 April 2018|
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Response from Gabe10101 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of campgrounds. No good trails or roads for bike riding. Sorry! There is a great paved bike trail on an old railroad bed outside Paintsville about an hour beyond the Red River Gorge. There are plenty of mountain... More
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edbE2846HG
22 January 2018|
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Response from Gabe10101 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of easy shirt hikes from parking areas. Angel windows and the view from above Chimney Rock come to mind. I think Rockbridge is flat but several miles. Parts of Sheltowee from Gladie are flat. Definitely look up... More
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Allison114
1 July 2017|
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Response from BG N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, several. The Natural Bridge State Park has several & also a lodge, cabins, pool. The Red River River Gorge is more rustic & has several also. Some near Skybridge park, Nada Tunnel. All of these places are in the same... More
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