Gorgeous Gorge in Eastern Kentucky
A 75 minute drive from Lexington takes you to scenic beauty and adventure that beckon you to head east on I-64 East to the Mountain Parkway. Experience the magnificence of the Red River Gorge, state park exploration and Daniel Boone National Forest camping, climbing, fishing and more!
Powell County Tourism Commission
Stop by to see what there is to see, including 70 million years of wind and water sculpting.
Daniel Boone National Forest
Breathtaking scenery as old as the hills awaits you in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Camping, fishing, hiking and climbing are popular activities. Come explore and enjoy one of the best family camping vacations in Kentucky!.
Red River Gorge National Geological Area
Known for its abundant natural stone arches, unusual rock formations, and spectacular sandstone cliffs, the U.S. Forest Service has granted the “geological area” designation to Red River Gorge. State Park camping is available at Natural Bridge State Park and others in the area.
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Get a good look at the area's spectacular rugged cliff lines, rock shelters, rhododendron and natural arches.
Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure
Guided climbing and rappelling (AMGA certified guide) for fun and adventure for families, groups and others. Torrent Falls is in a horseshoe-shaped canyon and has the first Via Ferrata system offered in the U.S.
Miguel's Pizza & Rock Climbing
What a great combination and good food! 1890 Natural Bridge Rd, (606) 663-1975.
Kentucky Reptile Zoo
Absolutely "another roadside attraction!" See amazing reptiles, including one of the largest collections of venomous snakes in the world as seen on National Geographic TV, Animal Planet and PBS!