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55 mi 88 km of trail 7 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 17 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Gems in Red River Gorge - 1

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gem Favorite View of 715 dead in front with 77 veering off to the left, the Red River is just to the right of 715.

Tarr Ridge West Overlook

(2) Frenchburg, KY

Recommended Routes in Red River Gorge - 5

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Favorite Across the gorge.
Difficult

Hanson's Point Loop

9.7 mi 15.6 km 1,782' Up 543.2 m Up 1,782' Down 543.13 m Down

Frenchburg, KY
Favorite View of Chimney Top overlook from across the valley
Easy/Intermediate

Chimney Top Trail #235

0.6 mi 1.0 km 58' Up 17.57 m Up 58' Down 17.64 m Down

Frenchburg, KY
Favorite View of Swift Camp Creek from the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Swift Camp Creek to Wildcat Trail Loop

5.3 mi 8.6 km 624' Up 190.21 m Up 625' Down 190.42 m Down

Campton, KY
Favorite Across the gorge.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pinch-Em Tight Ridge Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 607' Up 185.04 m Up 608' Down 185.18 m Down

Campton, KY
Favorite Chimney Top greets visitors from across the Sheltowee Trace on the Red River.
Difficult

Sheltowee - Osborne Loop

19.8 mi 31.9 km 2,474' Up 754.15 m Up 2,501' Down 762.45 m Down

Campton, KY

Trails in Red River Gorge - 21

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1.3 mi 2.1 km #1Rock Bridge Trail #207
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 19 
0.8 mi 1.4 km #2Hanson's Point Spur
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 12 
7.9 mi 12.7 km #3Rough Trail #221
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY 13 
6.7 mi 10.8 km #4Swift Camp Creek Trail #219
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY 11 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #5Buck Trail #226
Difficult
Campton, KY
Difficult
Campton, KY
9.0 mi 14.4 km #6Sheltowee Trace - Red River Bridge to Corner Ridge Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Frenchburg, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Frenchburg, KY
7.3 mi 11.7 km #7Sheltowee Trace: Whittleton Campground to Red River Bridge
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8Sky Bridge Trail #214
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY 11 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #9Angel Windows #218
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #10Rush Ridge Trail #227
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
0.3 mi 0.5 km #11Princess Arch Trail #233
Easy/Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
Easy/Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY 12 
2.8 mi 4.4 km #12Koomer Ridge Trail #220
Intermediate/Difficult
Campton, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Campton, KY
1.2 mi 2.0 km #13FSR #2014
Easy/Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
Easy/Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #14Silvermine Arch Trail #225
Intermediate/Difficult
Campton, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Campton, KY
1.8 mi 2.8 km #15Wildcat Trail #228
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
0.3 mi 0.4 km #16Whistling Arch Trail #234
Easy/Intermediate
Campton, KY
Easy/Intermediate
Campton, KY
0.5 mi 0.7 km #17Sheltowee Connector Trail #211
Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
6.8 mi 10.9 km #18Osborne Bend Trail #240
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY
1.4 mi 2.2 km #19Tarr Ridge
Easy/Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
Easy/Intermediate
Frenchburg, KY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #20Tower Rock Trail #229
Intermediate/Difficult
Campton, KY
Intermediate/Difficult
Campton, KY
1.5 mi 2.5 km #21Pinch-em Tight Trail #223
Intermediate
Campton, KY
Intermediate
Campton, KY

Photos of Red River Gorge - 53

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An unnamed waterfall below the trail on Swift Camp Creek
Jul 9, 2015 near Campton, KY
Chimney Top greets visitors from across the Sheltowee Trace on the Red River.
Jan 18, 2017 near Frenchburg, KY
Indian Arch poses for a dramatic photo along the Sheltowee Trace.
Jan 18, 2017 near Frenchburg, KY
Rock Bridge from Rock Bridge Trail #207
Jul 14, 2015 near Campton, KY
Suspension bridge over the Red River.
Jan 18, 2017 near Frenchburg, KY
View of Chimney Top overlook from across the valley
Jul 14, 2015 near Frenchburg, KY
Ridgeline at FSR #2014
May 21, 2018 near Frenchburg, KY
An old mossy tree crosses the trail to Silvermine Arch.
Mar 27, 2017 near Campton, KY