First Time at the Gorge?

I originally made this video as a response to someone on TikTok who asked for hike recommendations as a first time visitor to the RRG, but I wanted to share on the Tread the Red website as well! I know how daunting planning a trip in a new area can be, and with SO MANYContinue reading “First Time at the Gorge?”

Eagle Point Buttress Trail

Eagle Point Buttress, or as some call it – Eagles Nest Trail – is an iconic unofficial/unmarked trail in the Red River Gorge Clifty Wilderness. The Clifty Wilderness is a 12,646 acre area with many stream valleys, a dense hemlock forest, and ridges with amazing views. Odds are if you’ve done much hiking at theContinue reading “Eagle Point Buttress Trail”

Sheltowee Trace Trail Suspension Bridge

One of the iconic RRG landmarks is the Sheltowee Trace Suspension Bridge across the Red River! There is a parking lot designated to this “connector trail” right off of Route 715 (it branches off the road downhill and is gravel). I do not drive a 4WD vehicle and have never had issues getting back upContinue reading “Sheltowee Trace Trail Suspension Bridge”

Princess Arch Trail #233

Princess Arch Trail (#233) is part of the Official trail system of the Red River Gorge. This trailhead is located at the end of Chimney Top Road on the opposite side of the parking lot from Chimney Top Overlook Trail (#235). It is a short & sweet trail (0.25 miles “balloon” loop) featuring Princess Arch.Continue reading “Princess Arch Trail #233”

Pippin Rates Trails

So, anyone who follows Tread the Red on Instagram knows that I love to hike with my dog, Pippin. He is a trooper and does a GREAT job hiking, and when he is tired, we carry him in a backpack – haha! I decided to post a video we made of Pippin rating some RRGContinue reading “Pippin Rates Trails”

Liz’s Arch

Liz’s Arch is located within Muir Valley. If you are unfamiliar with Muir Valley, I highly recommend checking out my other video/post that gives you the general information about Muir Valley (what it is/location/rules & regulations) and/or check out their website at https://muirvalley.org/ ! This is a great arch to add onto an outing toContinue reading “Liz’s Arch”

Grays Arch Trail #205

Grays Arch Trail! This is a Gorge classic – it is definitely a trail you want to check out if you haven’t yet. It would be on my list of recommended trails for first time Gorge adventurers! This sandstone arch is a BEHEMOTH. It weighs in at 50ft tall and 80ft wide. It is massiveContinue reading “Grays Arch Trail #205”