These 8 Natural Arches In Kentucky Will Leave You Spellbound
By Andrea Limke|Published March 01, 2018
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
If you’re new to Kentucky or haven’t done much exploring during your time in the Bluegrass State, then you may not realize that our naturally diverse state is actually made up of much more than rolling horse farms. If you have done some hiking, particularly within Daniel Boone National Forest and Red River Gorge, then you know that there are quite a few natural arches that magically appear around many turns. These arches vary in size and approachability, but they are all worth seeking out. Follow along as we admire the photography of Adam Thompson (@serialphotog) and take a hike through the wilderness of Kentucky.
For an even more in depth look at hidden arches in Kentucky, check out the photographer’s video here:
These arches are just a handful of countless mysterious natural structures scattered across the state. As Adam Thompson mentioned in his video, many of the arches are “unofficial,” meaning you’ll really need to discover them for yourself. Until you’re feeling up for the adventure, we have these incredible photos and video to give us a taste of the stunning natural arches in Kentucky that will surely leave you spellbound.
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A big thank you to photographer and arch-seeker extraordinaire, Adam Thompson (@serialphotog). Follow along with him on Instagram here and Youtube here for more of our beautiful state!
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