Area Status: Open
Double Arch Trail #201 descends below a high sandstone cliff and through a forest of giant hemlocks and bigleaf magnolias. At the end of the ridge, a breathtaking overlook sits underneath Double Arch. From here, hikers can see Courthouse Rock, Haystack Rock and other rock features in the Red River Gorge.
This trail is located in the Red River Gorge on Cumberland Ranger District.
Double Arch Trail #201 Map (pdf)
Trailhead: Auxier Ridge Trailhead
Trail Connections: Auxier Branch Trail #203 (1 mile)
Nearby Trails: Courthouse Rock # 202 (2 miles)
Auxier Ridge Trail #204 (2 miles)
At a Glance
This trail does not meet accessibility standards for persons with disabilities.
Toilets at the parking area are wheelchair accessible.
Traveling east on the Mountain Parkway, take exit 33 at Slade. Turn left and then right onto KY 15; travel east 3.2 miles to Tunnel Ridge Road on the left. Follow Tunnel Ridge Road about 3 miles to its terminus at the Auxier Ridge parking area.
Parking is available at the Auxier Ridge Trailhead parking area.