Cliff Trail #206

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Cliff Trail #206 Map

This location is temporarily shut down to protect the health and safety of visitors and our staff. This site is tentatively reopening on May 22, 2020. Please check back to be sure there are no changes.

Cliff Trail #206 follows the edge of a high cliff near Koomer Ridge Campground. Hikers will enjoy scenic overlooks along the trail. It's a fairly easy, level walk. Parking for this traik is at the backpackers parking lot 634B on the left as you enter.

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This trail is located in the Red River Gorge on Cumberland Ranger District in the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Cliff Trail #206 Trail Guide and Map (pdf)

Trailhead: Koomer Ridge Campground

Trail Connections:  Silvermine Arch and spur #225 (1.75 miles)

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: This location is temporarily shut down. This site is tentatively reopening on May 22, 2020. 
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

General Information


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


Traveling east on the Mountain Parkway, take exit 33 at Slade. Turn left and then right onto KY 15. Travel east 4.9 miles to the Koomer Ridge Campground on the left. Take the left fork in campground and park in the backpackers parking lot 634B on the left.


Parking is available for hikers at the backpackers parking area. 



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