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. 

Online Maps

Interactive 3D Explore with a Interactive map
Welcome to the Red River Gorge trails! Explore with a Bird's Eye View

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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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RRG 3D terrain map

Interactive web maps have come a long way over the years. First we had slippy maps using raster tilesets – they’ve been around for about twenty years and are incredibly durable. However, once the tileset is rendered, it’s not easy to change the look of the raster image. You will need to render ...

Our Red River Gorge Blog

RRG 3D terrain map

Interactive web maps have come a long way over the years. First we had slippy maps using raster t...

A simple GPS tool for the phone

If you visit this site often, you likely have a favorite map app on your phone. I certainly do an...

New Red River Gorge map

Over the past spring, we’ve been revamping our popular map for the Red River Gorge. The map shoul...

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 ...