Sheltowee Connector Trail #211

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sheltowee Connector Trail #211 follows the Red River to a junction with the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail and the suspension bridge across the Red River. 

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

Trailhead: Sheltowee Trace/Suspension Bridge Trailhead
Latitude 37.82304754  Longitude -83.62814938

Trail Connections: Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail #100 Section 12 and Section 13

At a Glance

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.
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


From Slade, travel west on KY 11/15 and then turn right onto KY 77. Follow 77 through Nada Tunnel and across the Red River to KY 715. Follow 715 approximately 2.5 miles to a gravel road on the right that leads to a parking area.


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


Parking is available at the trailhead.



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