This Just Might Be The Most Enchanting Hike In All Of Kentucky

Now that spring seems to be here, it’s time to dust off your hiking boots and head to the trails. However, if you’re looking for a hike that’s easy enough to ease you back into it, but still has jaw-dropping views, then the the Chimney Top Rock Trail in the Red River Gorge is the hike for you. It may be short and sweet, but the views at the end are stunning. It truly might be the most enchanting hike in all of Kentucky.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

To see some unique angles of Chimney Top Rock, check out this Youtube video.

To find the trailhead, exit the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway at exit 40, and then head west on KY-15. Turn right on KY-715, and continue for a little over two miles. Turn left on Chimney Top Road until it ends, about 4.5 miles.

Has anyone done this hike before?