Camping in the Red River Gorge Geological Area.
* Now including other parts of Kentucky.
 

Click on photos for a closer look.

2010
Fall
Indian Staircase
2009
Summer
Douglas, Red Byrd Arch, Chimney Top
2008
Fall
Double Arch, Rock Bridge
2008
Summer
Douglas, Sal Branch, Lost Branch
2007
Fall
Big South Fork, Lake Cumberland
2007
Summer
Swift Creek, Indian Creek, Tarr Ridge, Sanders Cafe, Cumberland Falls
2007
Spring
Star Gap, Tarr Ridge, Pinch Em Tight
2006
Summer
Tower Rock
2006
Summer
Sal Branch, Lost Branch, Sheltowee Trace And Rush Ridge
2005
Fall
Auxier Ridge, Chimney Top, Half Moon
2005
Fall
* Carter Caves
2005
Summer
Rush Ridge, D. Boon Hut, Auxier Ridge
2005
Summer
Whittleton Arch, Hensons Cave Arch and * Cottage furnace
2005
Spring
Crossing the Red River Gorge
on the Sheltowee Trace
2004
Fall
Search for Red Byrd
2004
Summer
Up the Red River
2004
Spring
Turtle Back Discovered
2003
Fall
2003
Summer
Down Wildcat
2003
Spring
2002
Fall
2002
Summer
2002
Spring
2001
Fall
2001
Summer
2000
1999
1998
Pre 1998
Circa 1979
I never knew my own Grandparents
visited the Gorge.

Is the Red River Gorge special to you?
Forest Supervisors Orders, 2000 (Forest-wide)
  • Dogs or any other animal must be restrained after being directed by a Forest Service officer to restrain the animal.
  • You may not possess or consume alcohol in violation of any Kentucky law.
  • You may not be publicly nude.
  • You may not hunt within 150 yards of a residence, building or developed recreation area.
  • You may not camp in violation of posted signs.
  • You may not shortcut a switchback on a trail.
  • You may not be on a trail in any manner other than what is designated for that use.
Forest Supervisors Orders, 2000 (Red River Gorge Geological Area only)
  • No camping or firebuilding within 100' of the base of any cliff or back of any rockshelter.
  • No camping within 300' of any developed road or trail.
  • No camping within 600' of Gray's Arch
  • No climbing or repelling within 300' of Sky Bridge, Gray's Arch, Nada Tunnel, or Chimney Top overlook.
Laws affecting the Red River Gorge Area (pdf)

Maps
Interactive 4m Topo/Photo Map
Download Topo Map (8 megs zipped)
Road map of the area
Links
Daniel Boone National Forest
Red River Gorge Trail Volunteers
Unofficial Red River Gorge Page

Back to the Hinterland