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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The Red River Gorge is a unique, scenic natural area that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Spectacular rock features, including sandstone arches and towering cliffs, are just part of the attraction. Outdoor enthusiasts come to the gorge year-round to enjoy hiking, camping, canoeing, wildlife viewing and other recreation opportunities.

      The Red River Gorge is designated a Geological Area, National Natural Landmark and National Archaeological District and placed on the National Register of Historic Places. A portion of the gorge is also designated as Clifty Wilderness, 12,646 acres of rugged forest landscape. It is located on Cumberland Ranger District.
      AKA: Red River Gorge Geological Area
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details

      Region Status
      Open as of Jan 9, 2021

      Hike Stats

      State Ranking
      #4,843
      Trails (view details)
      33
      Trails Hike
      33
      Trails Trail Running
      33
      Total Distance
      53 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      8,917 ft
      Total Vertical
      636 ft
      Ridden Counter
      94

      Photos of Red River Gorge

      13 |
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 1:50pm
      Mar 13, 2020
      19 |
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 1:50pm
      Mar 13, 2020

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2116100bradweverwishlisttrailIndian Staircase and 1 more
      Nov 26, 2020 @ 2:39pm
      Nov 26, 2020
      user #2355988Tiffylee42wishlisttrailBald Rock Loop and 1 more
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 8:19am
      Aug 14, 2020
      user #2044164ReckitRolleyaddtrailSand Gap Trail and 9 more
      May 29, 2020 @ 11:51am
      May 29, 2020
      user #1170872brecktriddentrailPinch-Em-Tight (#223)
      May 22, 2020 @ 10:11pm
      May 22, 2020
      user #2033200Chris-CampbellupdatetrailIndian Staircase
      Mar 16, 2020 @ 5:07pm
      Mar 16, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Clifty Wilderness3 km
      Cave Run Lake 5 2117.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Hike3353 miles8,917 ft20 miles636 ft
      #4,84377
      Trail Running3353 miles8,917 ft20 miles636 ft
      #4,610214
      • By Chris-CampbellTrailforks Pro Subscriber TRAILFORKS & contributors
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      • #36093 - 949 views

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