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Healing the Red River

“You must give to the river the kindness you would give to any brother” – Chief Seattle

The Red River in Eastern Kentucky formed one of my most cherished and sacred gorges in all of the country.

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Get Out, Be Safe, Go Adventure

Yes I know that’s what comes at the end.  But this weekend made me realize perhaps that’s where I should start this time.

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Sky Bridge Loop Trail (Red River Gorge Geological Area, KY)

Kentucky’s Red River Gorge Geological Area in Daniel Boone National Forest boasts more than 150 natural arches—the largest collection east of the Mississippi. Among the easiest to access is Sky Bridge, a peculiarly-shaped aperture resembling something of a mix between a blocky anvil and a brontosaurus. 568 more words

Loop Hike

Rock Bridge Trail (Red River Gorge Geological Area, KY)

Kentucky is not a state known for its hiking opportunities, per sé. But a trip through Kentucky’s Appalachians may surprise you with its natural beauty. Perhaps chief among the must-sees is the Red River Geological Area, a beautiful tract of land administered by Daniel Boone National Forest, situated around an hour east of Lexington. 588 more words

Loop Hike

Going Wild in the Clifty Wilderness of Kentucky

The July 4th weekend is one of the busiest for camping, busiest for getting outside in general.  So what is a family to do if they want to enjoy nature and find solitude on such a busy weekend?   1,217 more words


Happy Forth of July + Battle of the Gorges - Red River vs. New River

Pre Post Update

This post again is super late! The last couple of weeks have been pretty busy. We have traveled throughout the southeast, went to a lovely family reunion in Tennessee, spent a day in DC and made it up to Rumney in central New Hampshire. 638 more words