Silvermine Arch Trail #225

Area Status: Open

Silvermine Arch Trail View Silvermine Arch Trail leaves the backpacker's parking area at Koomer Ridge Campground and follows a dry wooded ridge northeast to Silvermine Arch, a natural arch with a large waterfall below the cliff. A spur trail leads back to Koomer Ridge Campground. This trail is located in the Red River Gorge on the Cumberland District of the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Silvermine Arch Trail #225 Guide and Map (pdf)

Trailhead: Koomer Ridge Campground
Trail Connections: Koomer Ridge Trail #220 (2.75 miles)
Nearby Trails: Cliff Trail #206 (0.5 miles)

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Toilets
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
Information Center: Gladie Office Contact Information

General Information


From Slade, turn right on KY 15 and travel 5 miles to Koomer Ridge Campground on the left. Take the left fork in the campground and park in the backpackers parking lot.



Parking is available at the backpackers parking area in Koomer Ridge Campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking


Toilets: Vault toilet at Koomer Ridge backpacker parking area meets accessibility standards for persons with disabilities.

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