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Red River Gorge Geological Area

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Address: 3451 Skybridge Rd, Winchester, KY 40380-7136
Phone Number: 606-663-8100
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Great Hiking and Scenic Views

We hiked the Auxier Ridge Trail to Courthouse Rock, then over to Double Arch and completed our loop back to the trailhead. This ended up being about 7 miles and made for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We hiked the Auxier Ridge Trail to Courthouse Rock, then over to Double Arch and completed our loop back to the trailhead. This ended up being about 7 miles and made for a fantastic hike around some of the most prominent features of Red River Gorge.

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Tilghman, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ignore those people who gave less than excellent. I have been all over the US hiking and this gorge is more than excellent. It depends on what you want to take away from it. As a previous reviewer noted, you need to plan your visit and I can tell you that we did not, But, we did manage to spend... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed close by in Natural Bridge State Park. My family went canoeing down the river and the swimming hole is great. There is a huge rock 30 feet in the air that you jump into the river which has a 15 foot depth at this point. Kids had a blast. The Gladie Visitor Center for the Daniel Boone National... More 

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Manistee, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I rode out motorcycles thru this area. The Nada Tunnel was fun. The turns and twists added a good dose of adventure. Plenty of places to pull over and explore. Many trails with well marked trailheads. This is a beautiful part of the country.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the reviews here, while mostly appreciative and positive, seem to indicate that many visitors have little idea what they'll encounter in the Gorge. So, folks, get informed before your visit! The Red River Gorge is a spectacular geologic wonderland, but it is more than that. It is heavily forested and parts of it are quite wild. Even the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's some beautiful views and trails here. You can also camp here but we did not do so. We drove through taking in the beautiful views and smells of the outdoors. A must drive through if you haven't yet!!

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Mek'ele, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we took a day trip to this great place with my friends and we were able to appreciate the nature so closely. the geological formations were beautiful. we took the sky lift to go up but we hiked on the way back. the people warned us of poisonous snakes but we didn't see one and I was happy about that.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We took a day trip on motorcycles to see Red river gorge and natural bridge. A little too much to see all in one day. But we saw as much as time would allow. Great roads to ride a motorcycle on. The Nada Tunnel was great and the views from Sky Bridge were amazing. We are already planning a trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to solo backpack for the first time or to take new backpackers for the first time. Trails are easy to follow and the scenery is beautiful. Great campsites by Hanson's point, however far from water sources.

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New Albany, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We went here to see the gorge and got so much more than we expected. We saw so many beautiful geological formations and natural wonders. So much to see and so little time to see it all.

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