The Red River Gorge is located approximately an hour and 20 minutes east of Lexington, mostly located within the Daniel Boone National Forest. It is a stunning area, featuring huge cliffs & sandstone arches that have been carved by the raging Red River, and surrounded by lush forests. This intricate network of canyons features several sandstone cliffs, waterfalls, and natural bridges. In addition, there are more than 100 natural sandstone arches located in the Red River Gorge, which is the largest group of sandstone arches east of the Rocky Mountains. Thanks in part to these incredible cliffs, Red River Gorge is also one of world's most popular rock climbing and hiking areas.
One of the most popular places within the Red River Gorge is Natural Bridge State Park
. If you're looking for somewhere to go hiking
this fall, there are over 10 miles of trails to explore here, as well as a myriad of other trails throughout the Daniel Boone National Forest and Red River Gorge area. As the name of this particular park suggests, the most popular destination within this area is a natural sandstone rock bridge that has been formed over millions of years. This incredible formation