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Red River Gorge Geological Area

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Address: 3451 Sky Bridge Road, Winchester, KY 40380
Phone Number: 606-663-8100
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Great hiking in spring

We enjoyed hiking here. The trails are all pretty short, so you can take your kids easily. We hiked Rock Bridge, Sky Bridge, Angel Windows, Chimney Top, Princess Arch, Gray's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Suydam
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East Grand Rapids, MI
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East Grand Rapids, MI
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We enjoyed hiking here. The trails are all pretty short, so you can take your kids easily. We hiked Rock Bridge, Sky Bridge, Angel Windows, Chimney Top, Princess Arch, Gray's Arch and Natural Bridge (at the state park nearby). We were two families with 7,8,9,10 year-old children, all of whom did all those hikes without major complaints. The scenery was... More 

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Warwick, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We drove through here on our way home, and the landscape is just spectacular. Sadly, we couldn't take as many photos as we would have liked, as it was getting dark by the time we drove through. We will definitely be coming back.

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Lexington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've hiked this area a few times now and have gone at different times throughout the year, spring, summer and fall. There are more people out and about in the summer but the trip is worth the drive, as well as the views and multitude of variety in trail terrain.

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Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was there in May and it was the perfect time. The weather was cool enough for hiking in to our climbs and hot while we were climbing. I highly recommend bring more water then you expect to drink as the climate is dryer than expected.

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Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The impressive sites in the area are just spectacular. Natural Bridge, Rock Arch Bridge, Waterfalls, scenic Sheltowee Trace trail, Balanced Rock, Battleship Rock, Sky Bridge and with rock climbing cliffs abound. Sometimes words do not describe a place. This is one of them. http://youtu.be/HpMbng61DtU

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Winchester, Kentucky, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Rock Bridge is one of my very favorite places to go. The waterfall is beautiful all year long and the hike there is not too far. We play in the water, skip rocks and enjoy the view. It is pretty steep in some spots and there are cliffs so keep a close eye on younger children. I think it is... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We mostly drove throughout the loop and surrounding community. We did hike out on the natural bridge and enjoy the view. It is a neat place to go if you are are a laid back outdoor enthusiast. The amenities in the area are limited. For campers who prefer tents and roughing it in the outback, it is great. Trails abound.

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Corbin, Kentucky
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very scenic and tons of trails to walk for any activity level. Fantastic climbing and camping. If it's an outdoor activity, you can bet you can probably do it here.

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Newport, Kentucky
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

After moving to Kentucky two years ago, we started a Kentucky Bucket List~there is a LOT to do and see right here in Kentucky. Red River Gorge was on the list and was about a three hour drive from the Cincinnati area.(we live in Newport, KY) Red River Gorge was not quite what we had expected. The trail heads were... More 

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Gladwin, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Such a fun activity! We were not expecting the hike to be so well kept. I highly recommend riding up on the chair lift and walking down mountain. I would definitely say this was a favorite part of the vacation exploring

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