Adventurers from all over are drawn to East-Central Kentucky's stunning Red River Gorge. "The Gorge" offers world-class rock-climbing, plus kayaking, hiking, off-road tours and aerial adventure course -- and stunning arches and views.
Kentucky’s Epic Red River Gorge that You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Red River Gorge, Kentucky - designated as a National Scenic Byway, and the exquisite beauty of its dramatic landscape, including its awesome arches and breathtaking sandstone cliffs, is the result of millions of years of sculpting by wind and water. The gorge is located within a 28,000-acre section of the Daniel Boone National Forest.
Chimney Top Rock is a popular attraction at Red River Gorge, so you may see other hikers on your journey. This 0.6-mile trail is paved, making it great for children or people who are new to hiking. If you're a seasoned hiker, don't be put off by the short distance and paved trail. If you're in the Gorge, you absolutely MUST do this hike.