Grays Arch Trail #205

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Grays Arch Trail #205 Map

Grays Arch Trail #205 begins at the Grays Arch Picnic Area off of Tunnel Ridge Road. After 1/4-mile, the trail follows Rough Trail #221 down the ridge and then off into a drain to King Branch. The trail again forks, continuing to Grays Arch.

The trail is scenic and rich in native flora. During wet weather, a beautiful waterfall occurs at the arch. 

This trail is located in the Red River Gorge on Cumberland Ranger District.

Grays Arch Trail #205 Map (pdf)

Trail Connections: Rough Trail #221 (7 miles)
Trailhead: Gray's Arch Picnic Area
Latitude 37.80805052  Longitude -83.65804953

At a Glance

Current Conditions:
Fees None
Permit Info: You must purchase a permit if camping in the Red River Gorge (outside Koomer Ridge Campground) between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Open Season: Open all year
Restrictions: This trail is developed for hiking only. 
Closest Towns: Slade
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Gladie Visitor Center
3451 Sky Bridge Road
Stanton, KY 40380
606-663-8100

General Information

Parking:

Parking is available at the Grays Arch Picnic Area and trailhead parking lot. 


Accessibility:

This trail does not meet accessibility standards for persons with disabilities. 

The toilet facilities at the trailhead are accessible. 


Directions:

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. The Grays Arch Picnic Area is less than one mile on the right.


Activities


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