Sheltowee Trace Trail #100 Section 15

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This section of the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail is located on Cumberland Ranger District. It begins in Natural Bridge State Resort Park and ends at KY 1036 (Standing Rock). The main attractions are high cliffs and Whites Branch Arch. 

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Red River Gorge Brochure (pdf)

Trail Connections:

Red River Gorge 36x36 Map36x36 inch map (pdf; 7 MB) of the Red River Gorge. Includes trails, roads, streams, recreation areas, Clifty Wilderness and other boundaries. You can get this map printed full size by contacting a print vendor with a large format plotter. In some versions of Acrobat, you can print out sections on your home printer. Better yet, download the file for a digital reference.

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. 
Recreation Schedule and Fees
Where to buy a permit
Restrictions: No motorized vehicles

The trails at Natural Bridge State Resort Park are closed to vehicles, horses and bicycles. 
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Gladie Visitor Center
3451 Sky Bridge Road
Stanton, KY 40380
859-488-1413 (2020 season)

General Information


Turn south off the Mountain Parkway at Slade to KY 11. Continue southeast for 2.3 miles to Natural Bridge State Resort Park. 



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