The One Heart-Stopping Hike That Everyone In Kentucky Should Experience

Kentucky is a great state to experience the outdoors, both for relaxing and for getting your adrenaline pumping. Of course, not everyone in our state is an expert hiker, but we have so many trails to choose from that anyone who wants to get some fresh air can find the ideal spot. One place many head to is Red River Gorge and the Auxier Ridge Trail. Although rated moderately difficult, this path follows a ridge line that will keep your blood pumping, and this heart-stopping hike in Kentucky really is one that everyone should experience.

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The Auxier Ridge Trail in Red River Gorge is worth the heart-stopping moments for the incredible views and unrivaled scenery that you’ll only find here in Kentucky. Have you hiked this amazing trail? What’s your favorite part? Tag someone in the comments who would join you on this adventure and don’t forget to share photos from your journey on our Kentucky Nature Lovers Facebook group!

For more information on the Auxier Ridge Trail, including exact directions to the parking lot, visit its website here.

And for more of the best hiking trails in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.