Gladie Visitor Center
The Gladie Visitor Center is located in the Red River Gorge. Learn about the cultural heritage, unique resources and spectacular geology found within the boundaries of the Red River Gorge Geological Area and Clifty Wilderness.
Interpretive exhibits provide a glimpse into the past and convey the wild, natural beauty that visitors seek today when entering the Red River Gorge. Passes, maps and local crafts and gifts are available. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Monday. (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday).
Avenza Digital Maps
A Red River Gorge digital map is available from the Avenza Maps online map store. For the best user experience, use our maps within a GPS-enabled mobile app such as Avenza Maps. To find a map, go to Avenza's Get Maps page and search to locate a map.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Open Thursday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.|
|Operational Hours:||Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.|
|Open Season:||March 30 - Late November|
|Restrictions:||Rules and Regulations|
|Closest Towns:||Stanton, KY|
|Water:||Potable water is available|
|Restroom:||Flush toilets are available.|
|Passes:||You must purchase a pass if camping in the Red River Gorge (outside Koomer Ridge Campground) between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.|
|Operated By:||FIND Outdoors|
|Information Center:||Gladie Office Contact Information
Parking is available at Gladie Visitor Center.
From I-64, take exit 98 to the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway. From the parkway, take exit 33 (Slade) and turn left onto KY 11. To access Gladie through Nada Tunnel, turn left onto KY 15 and travel 1.5 miles west to KY 77. Follow 77 to KY 715 and turn right. Stay on 715 and follow the signs to Gladie.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Interpretation of Gladie Historic Site