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Adventures in Altitude

Try cave exploring or rock climbing in Kentucky

Which sounds more appealing: descending down into the world’s longest cave system or ascending above the treetops while rock climbing for an incredible view? In Kentucky, you can do both in the same day! Adventures are always happening in Kentucky destinations above and below ground. From guided tree top canopy tours and zip lines through the forest, to the largest cave system in the world at Mammoth Cave National Park and Red River Gorge climbing and rappelling, there are plenty of places and ways to explore Kentucky.

Red River Gorge climbing routes are some of the best places to climb in the country, they attract thousands of bouldering and sport climbers each year. Delve down below to explore caves with a guide or climb up high while rock climbing in Kentucky and you’ll experience adventure at every level in the Bluegrass State. Whether you’re visiting one of our many great state or national parks or heading out into the wilderness, find more information on your desired adventure below:

Don’t forget to check the weather forecast before your trip to ensure you’ll have the perfect conditions. Afterwards, share your thoughts on your outdoor adventures in Kentucky and post photos on Facebook or Pinterest.