The Unrivaled Canyon Hike Near Louisville Everyone Should Take At Least Once

Whether you’re planning a solo hike or the perfect weekend getaway for the family, Red River Gorge in the Daniel Boone National Forest is where you need to go! This canyon system offers the most beautiful views, as well as hiking trails for both novice and experienced hikers. When you need a quick getaway from city life, this adventure is well worth the two hour drive from Louisville. It’s amazing that such a natural wonderland is right in our own backyard!

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Do you have some great memories of Red River Gorge, or are you planning on visiting the park soon? Let us know in the comments!

Check out this list for more amazing forests to explore across the state!