Welcome fellow Hiker

This is the Red River Gorge National Geological Area and Wild and Scenic River. Enjoy ruby flushed sunsets sweeping through hemlocks and fresh rhododendron blooms as you hike through murals of eroded sandstone. Our maps take you there.

 

At a scale of one inch to a quarter mile, our trail map is perfect for backpack camping and craggy, scenic exploration. 

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Grand sandstone arches tower over cool, secluded valleys of rhododendron and hemlock.

Red River Gorge Backpacking Guide

A topographic trail map at 1:15,840 scale with 50-ft contours, GPS grid, elevation profiles, and GPS mapped backcountry trails.

 

Places You'll Visit 
Natural Bridge - Tunnel Ridge - Chimney Top - Sky Bridge - Rock Bridge - Swift Camp Creek - The Rough - The Sheltowee - Funkrock City - Long Wall - Tower Rock - Auxier Ridge - Whittleton Arch - Fat Man's Misery - Castle Arch - Star Gap Arch - Half Moon Arch - Moonshriner's Arch - Copperas Creek - and many more....

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Red River Gorge map update

Natural Bridge profile from point cloud

Natural Bridge profile from point cloud

This summer we are planning an update to our popular Red River Gorge trail map. Since the release of the Lidar point cloud data for Daniel Boone National Forest, we have been excited to start the project. With a pixel resolution of 5-foot, this is the most ...

Our Red River Gorge Blog

Sheltowee Trace interactive mobile map

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We’ve updated our map of the Sheltowee Trace on our ST site: sheltowee...

Swift Camp Creek Trail interactive 3d map
Explore a 3D view of Swift Camp Creek

Explore a 3D view of Swift Camp Creek

This interactive 3D map was built in QGIS using a add-on na...

Topography and Hemlock Habitat
Elevation range in feet within an area 164-foot square

Elevation range in feet within an area 164-foot square

Sheltered coves and north-facing cliffs ar...

Our Clients' Maps

Johnson Highway Day Map
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On September 20, 2014 a downtown Lexington neighborhood hosted a block party and potluck. Raffles were held, which indeed include...

University of Kentucky Alumni Map
UoKy Alumni Districts

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A slippy map that shows alumni districts for the University of Kentucky. A shapefile of the districts was simplified with polygon ed...