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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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Wonderful time!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen S
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Nashville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third trip to hike here, but we've always wanted to bring our scout troop and brought young scouts this time. We camped one night in Koomer Ridge campground, climbed at Torrent Falls and then 2 night backpack trip in the Gray's Arch area. Finished up with a day hike at Natural Bridge State Resort and a couple... More 

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Brockway, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove wondering if we were in the right area and then we found it! Great drive with lots to see. Plan on making a trip back to hike more of the trails for sure

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Greenwood, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kentucky has more natural bridges than any state other than Utah and Arizona. Many of the bridges are only short walks from the parking areas. There are also some longer hikes (we did a 14 miler). There are interesting rock formations to view and in some cases climb. There is at least one double arch there also.

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Thank Larry D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to hike up the trail to natural bridge. I definitely DO NOT recommend you doing that unless you are a spry individual. I had my kids ages 6, 8 with me and it was kind of scary at times with the stairs and the narrow trails. It was a good day though. We did decide to take the... More 

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1 Thank TiWannia T
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough good things abut our visit to this area! It's so beautiful and the hiking is very peaceful. Only downfall is that some of the roads need repaired but overall worth the drive

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We enjoyed 2 days in Natural Bridge State Resort Park, hiking all the trails except one, and then we drove to the Red River Gorge Geological Area to hike for one more day. We chose a three trail loop (Auxier and Courthouse trails) and LOVED it. Don't forget your hiking poles, water, and some energy snacks! After a long hike... More 

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Winchester, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Love hiking and camping at the Gorge!! so beautiful and serence!! Perfect for a day hike, overnight camping or even a week vacation!! We used to go every year on Memorial Day weekend and always had a BLAST!!

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