Hike and Backpack in Natureís Stunning Beauty
The rugged wilderness of Kentuckyís Red River Gorge is like no other. Dense forests, wondrous rock formations, and awe-inspiring views make it a paradise thatís waiting to be explored. Whether youíre a beginner or an experienced hiker, youíll find carefully maintained trails that are perfect for your needs. Hiking Kentucky's Red River Gorge is the definitive guide to the Red River Gorge Geologic Area, Natural Bridge State Park, and Clifty Wilderness. This updated, full-color edition by Kentucky author Sean Patrick Hill showcases 25 of the best hikes in the Gorge, as well as a selection of recommended nearby trails.
The bookís easy-to-use layout treats each hike as its own adventure, presenting trail details, maps, full-color photographs, and tips for enjoying the flora, fauna, and history along the way. Ratings for key elements that make each trail appealing help you to quickly make an informed decision about which hike to choose for yourself or the whole family. Thrill-seekers will also discover how to combine routes into a longer adventure for a full day of hiking or even a backpacking trip. Itís everything you need to know to experience the famed Red River Gorge on foot.