Cumberland Ranger District

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As the northernmost district on the Daniel Boone National Forest, the Cumberland Ranger District is known for Cave Run Lake and Red River Gorge.

Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351
606-784-6428

Directions to Ranger Station: From I-64, take the KY 801 exit, exit 133 and turn right onto KY 801. Go 2.9 miles toward Farmers, where KY 801 intersects with US 60 at a 4-way stop. Go straight through the 4-way stop, then go 2.4 miles and turn right into the Cumberland Ranger Station parking lot.

Labor Day to Memorial Day (off-season): 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Memorial Day to Labor Day (summer season): 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday. Closed daily Monday – Saturday 12:00p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Latitude: 38.12317670
Longitude: -83.52582856

Gladie Visitor Center (in the Red River Gorge)

3451 Sky Bridge Road
Stanton, KY 40380
859-488-1413

Directions to Gladie: From I-64, take exit 98 to the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway. From the parkway, take exit 33 (Slade) and turn left onto KY 11. To access Gladie through Nada Tunnel, turn left onto KY 15, travel 1.5 miles west and turn right onto KY 77. Follow 77 to KY 715 and turn right. Stay on 715 and follow the signs to Gladie. 

Recreation Season Hours: Gladie Visitor Center is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm until late November. 

Off-Season Hours: The Gladie Visitor Center closes for the winter season.

Latitude: 37.83384430554726
Longtitude: -83.60849976539612

District Ranger: Jon Kazmierski
Counties: Rowan, Bath, Menifee, Morgan, Powell, Wolfe, Estill, Lee (see map)
Acreage: 182,694

Learn about recreation opportunities on Cumberland District.

Pdf file of map

Cumberland District Map

Red River Gorge 36x36 Map36x36 inch map (pdf; 7 MB) of the Red River Gorge. Includes trails, roads, streams, recreation areas, Clifty Wilderness and other boundaries. You can get this map printed full size by contacting a print vendor with a large format plotter. In some versions of Acrobat, you can print out sections on your home printer. Better yet, download the file for a digital reference.




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