Hidden Arch Trail #208

Area Status: Open

Hidden Arch by Boyd ShearerHidden Arch Trail #208 leads from the left side of the Koomer Ridge Campground and passes along a dry ridge to a small sandstone arch. The trail continues beyond Hidden Arch to Koomer Ridge Trail # 220. This trail is located in the Red River Gorge on Cumberland District of the Daniel Boone National Forest.

The Red River Gorge Geological Area has more than 100 natural arches, the greatest concentration of arches east of the Rocky Mountains.  

Hidden Arch Trail #208 Map (pdf)

Trailhead: Koomer Ridge Campground Parking Area
Trail Connections: Koomer Ridge Trail #220 (2.75 miles)

At a Glance

Passes: No fee for trail use. All vehicles on KY 15 or in the Red River Gorge and Indian Creek area north of KY 15 must display a recreation permit for backcountry camping between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. $5/day; $7/3 days; $50/annual pass.. Recreation Passes and Permits‚Äč
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General Information


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 the campground and park in the backpackers parking lot 634B on the left.


Parking is available at the Koomer Ridge Campground parking area. 

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