Hike to Gray's Arch

Kentucky Gray's Arch Trailhead

Added by Curtis Liska

Hike to a 50-foot natural arch in the Red River Gorge.

The trail approaches the arch through a ravine, passing by cliffs, dense forest, and a stream (Kings Branch) en route.

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Activities:

Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

3.3 Miles

Rating:

Features:

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest

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How to Get There

5 months ago

A Magnificent Arch!

For an extended hike take Pinch 'Em Tight (#223) Trailhead to Rough Trail (#221) to Gray's Arch. Park at the Gray's Arch Parking Lot and head back on the gravel drive from the direction you came. Pinch 'Em Tight Trailhead is a short distance on your left. Take a left on Rough Trail and explore Hansen's Point before descending into the valley for some vista overlooks. Lots of backcountry sites available on the way to Hansen's Point!

5 months ago

Added by Curtis Liska

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