Star Gap Trail Overlook Extravaganza

Star Gap Trail Overlook Extravaganza

Having hiked both Star Gap Arch and a couple of these overlooks earlier in the year, I wanted to do a full exploration that is detailed here. The shear number of overlooks may be unrivaled in Red River Gorge with each presenting a unique view of the area. My favorite of the bunch was also the longest walk - going out to the end of the horseshoe-shaped ridge to the eastern edge of Cruise Liner Rock.

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Arch of Triumph and Star Gap Trail for Sunset

Arch of Triumph and Star Gap Trail for Sunset

This ridgeline hike will take you out to see the small, but fun Arch of Triumph along with a pair of vistas on the southernmost fingers of the unmarked and unofficial Star Gap Trail. We took in a gorgeous Fall sunset and made it back just as last light was fading to darkness.

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