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Red River Gorge Geological Area

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Address: 3451 Skybridge Rd, Winchester, KY 40380-7136
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So many trails & breathtaking views. Was there when people from all around the world were there to do rockclimbing, had no idea it was so popular.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So many trails & breathtaking views. Was there when people from all around the world were there to do rockclimbing, had no idea it was so popular.

Thank BG N
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

5 Star Cabin rentals has many great cabins in the mtns with outside hot tubs. Lots to do in the area, trails, zipline, known for best rockclimbing. Natural Bridge & Skybridge in The Red River Gorge are fun to hike. Well worth going for a long weekend, beautiful.

Thank JCYbeachbum
Mount Sterling, Kentucky
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The nada tunnel is something you have to see for yourself. Sky bridge was really nice. IF you wanna take a nice hike rock bridge trail is the hike for you..

Thank jblackwell14367
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hiking area! Pretty views and easy to navigate. I went by myself and hiked the trail to Chimney Rock and the view was breathtaking.

Thank kimaxh
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have hiked a few different areas throughout the park. We have backpacked for a few days and also just done day hikes. There are well marked trails with camping and facilities available depending on the season. We visited most recently on an unseasonably warm late February weekend. We hiked to several of the natural arches and found foot traffic... More 

Thank jenniebdot
Zimmerman, Minnesota
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Well worth staying in the area a couple of days to take in the beauty. Get a map at visitors center. The roads are not for the faint hearted, as they are very narrow. Chimney Rock is a short hike to incredible panoramic views. Double arches: bring water and snacks, about half way becomes more strenuous but worth the 5-mile... More 

1 Thank Jen M
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have visited the Red River Gorge for several years but only strayed from the Natural Bridge State Park a few times. Last week we did much more exploring and loved the hike to Double Arch. You'll be skeptical at first because the first quarter-mile is along a gravel road but you'll quickly hit a trail that takes you down... More 

Thank ericm66
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

I would rate this as an easy to moderate hike. If you want an easy 2-3 mile hike, go out to the arch and back. Make sure to go all the way to the arch and not stop when you first see it from across the path. You'll go down some stairs to get to it. I walked the whole... More 

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

So pretty and worth the visit. Hundreds of trails to choose from and I highly think one should try the zip line as well.

Thank CathyMosier
McMinnville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I started at the one-way Nada tunnel and went around the gorge trail clockwise. Some things were closed as it was winter. There were a lot of hiking trails and overlooks. Road signage and trail length postings and directions could perhaps be a bit improved. Note that any gravel road might have holes in it during months of bad weather,... More 

1 Thank Ann M

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