RRG Geological Area

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The Red River Gorge Geological Area

The Red River Gorge is a beautiful, scenic natural area of federally-designated National Forest. The region boasts spectacular rock features, towering cliffs and plenty of adventure related attractions for visiting guests. There are over 300 documented rock arches including well-known landmarks such as Natural Bridge, Sky Bridge, Auxier Ridge, Chimney Top Rock and Grays Arch. Outdoor enthusiasts visit the gorge year-round to enjoy activities such as camping, hiking, canoeing and wildlife viewing. To learn more about the Daniel Boone National Forest and Red River Gorge Geological Area, watch the videos below or visit the USDA Forest Service website.

Geology: The Creation of Red River Gorge

Heritage of Red River Gorge

White-haired Goldenrod in RRG