Author – Hunter Dycus
Off-Roading in Red River Gorge. Nestled in the expansive Daniel Boone National Forest is a 29,000-acre slice of Heaven known as the Red River Gorge. This spectacular area is extremely diverse in regards to its geography, flora and fauna. From the mesmerizing waterfalls to the titanic sandstone arches – there are countless reasons to visit #RRG.
One of the biggest reasons people travel to Red River Gorge? The amazing off-roading opportunities. Various terrains and tricky trails can be found all over the Red River Gorge Geological Area. If you find yourself craving some intense climbs, Red River Gorge may just be calling your name!
Hollerwood Park, has over 2,500 acres of valleys and ridges to offer trail-lovers; perfect for a multitude of 4WDs, UTVs, ATVs and motorcycles. Hollerwood even offers night riding – just flip on your light bar and put the pedal to the metal! Don’t worry if you get caught up in a pit and end up covered in mud, Hollerwood has on-site showers to help wash away the gunk and muck you can easily find yourself covered in. You can purchase an annual pass for $75 or a 30-day pass for $40. Hollerwood does require a waiver, which can be filled out online prior to your arrival.
The Boneyard Hollow, located in Leeco, has over 1,400 acres of trails to dig your tires into. Offering trails for all various rig sizes – yes, even full size rigs like your Jeep Wrangler. You can purchase a weekend pass (Friday-Sunday) for $25 or an annual pass for $100. Boneyard Hollow offers first responder, military and law enforcement discounts. If you qualify for one of these discounts, give them a call or shoot them an email to discuss further. Boneyard Hollow also requires a release and waiver form, which you can print and fill out prior to your arrival.
Boneyard Hollow and Hollerwood each have stores that you can purchase drinks and snacks at. Be sure to check out their awesome swag including shirts, hats and more!
The Daniel Boone National Forest, which encompasses Red River Gorge, also has over 150 miles of OHV trails to offer. While a bit more tedious to apply for a permit, which can take up to 90 days to be approved, it’s more than worth it. Who else can say they have over 150 miles of off-highway vehicle trails to shred through? Check out the Gladie Visitor Center for more info.
The perfect way to unwind after an intense day is at one of our amazing cabins. Drop off your trailer at an overnight parking lot and come kickback in a cozy cabin after a day full of ripping and roaring through the holler. We’re sure to have something to fit your needs!