Left Flank Wall Trail #231

Area Status: Open
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Left Flank Wall Trail #231 Map

Left Flank Wall Trail is a short, steep trail that provides access to the Left Flank climbing area from Rough Trail #221. It is located in the Red River Gorge on Cumberland Ranger District.

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Left Flank Wall Trail #231 Guide and Map (pdf)

Trailhead: Martin's Fork Trailhead

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.
Open Season: Open all year
Restrictions: This trail is developed for hiking only. 
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 left again onto KY 11/15. Head west approximately 1.4 miles and turn right onto KY 77. Follow 77 through Nada Tunnel to the Martin’s Fork parking area on the left.


Parking is available at Martin’s Fork parking area.



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