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Red River Gorge Geological Area

Winchester, KY
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Winchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Cincinnati Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We've gone to the gorge a few times. Every hike is unique...it's a great place to visit - NOT AT ALL overrun with touristy stuff, and everyone there seems to enjoy the outdoors. The some of the BEST arches throughout the gorge...not just at Natural Bridge. It's really fantastic...there are plenty of cabins in the area - from super rustic... More

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Minnesota
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143 reviews 143 reviews
67 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a must see and a absolutely gorgeous area. There are things to see everywhere and lot of photo opportunities.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you are a nature lover or just need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Red River Gorge is the place for you! I have been here a few times to hike, camp, and explore the Natural Bridge area. This is an excellent hiking and camping area. I have only done primitive camping where... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Red River Gorge sounds a little intimidating at first with thoughts of rough water kayaking, mountain climbing, bears, etc. In actuality it is a great escape for anyone looking to do a little of everything. You can shop, go walking on trails, camping, biking, hiking, horse back riding, site seeing, or just hang out at a nice cabin rental on... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You have to start off you trip here going through the Nada Tunnel. That puts you in the mood for this area.Make sure you are looking for a small sign for Gladie Center on your right to turn at or you will end up bearing left and continuing on rt 77 and going out of the park. The first stop... More

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Berea, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Red River Gorge Area has no comparison in rock formations for climbers to hiking/biking trails to gorgeous gorges. There is a high concentration of scenic sights and plenty of green wilderness. I have both driven around the Red River Gorge area and gotten out and explored the area on foot as well. Both are rewarding but defintely explore this... More

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Dalat, Vietnam
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

You never get bored around here. There are so many places to explore. There are also a lot of things to do: zip lining, rock climbing, hiking, biking, golf, horse back riding, etc. If you want something different to do at night, you can go to Beattyville for bowling or Campton for Music on the Park.

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New Albany, Indiana, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We planned a family reunion here. 20+ people ranging from 2 to 67. Everyone did the chairlift to the arch and several other short hikes. The smaller children enjoyed the pool at the park.

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Pawnee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We were only able to spend a few hours here. I wish we would have had time to do more exploring. This is a beautiful area, much nicer than I expected. The lady at the Gladie center was very helpful and pointed out the best things to see with a limited time schedule. I definitely recommend stopping at the Sky... More

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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153 reviews 153 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is a beautiful National Forest. We stopped at the Gladie Center and picked up a Forest Service map. We went on a few short hikes and saw interesting rock formations and beautiful woods. Watch out for poison ivy along the paths.

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