Books & Maps

camping red river gorge

A really solid guidebook with all of the latest and greatest routes at the Red. Great for a longer trip or for those wanting more complete information and options.

red river gorge hiking trails

This Hiking Guide will get you and your family to some of the coolest arches and waterfalls in the Forest!

cincinnati to red river gorge

Short climbing trip? This book has only the best of the best routes at the RRG! It doesn’t list number of bolts though, so make sure to count before leading up.

red river gorge places to stay

Join award-winning photographer John Snell who’s photographic artistry presents the natural wonder of the gorge in all seasons. Including its stunning sandstone arches, towering cliffs, rivers, streams, and trees, plus the many flowering plants and animals that call it home.

Join award-winning photographer John Snell who’s photographic artistry presents the natural wonder of the gorge in all seasons. Including its stunning sandstone arches, towering cliffs, rivers, streams, and trees, plus the many flowering plants and animals that call it home.

“The Unforeseen Wilderness: Kentucky’s Red River Gorge” by Wendell Berry

red river wildlife information

“Wildflowers and Ferns” by Dan and Judy Dourson

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? By Bill McKibben

Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About The Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity

“Hinterlands” by Jerrell Goodpaster

“Hiking the Red” by Bluegrass Group Sierra Club

Girl on the Rocks: A Woman’s Guide to Climbing with Strength, Grace and Courage by Katie Brown

Why We Climb: The World’s Most Inspiring Climbers by Chris Noble

Women Who Dare: North America’s Most Inspiring Women Climbers by Chris Noble

Vertical World: Conversations with Today’s Masters of Rock

The Gift of Good Land: Further Essays Cultural & Agricultural” by Wendell Berry

Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement

Dynamic Aging: Simple Exercises for Whole-Body Mobility

Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with Nature by Ben Hewitt

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