Probably the worst-kept secret in Red River Gorge, the (strangely) unofficial trail to Star Gap Arch is an easy hike with a huge payoff. There is a somewhat tricky descent to get to the ultimate reward, but most hikers shouldn’t have trouble navigating it.
You can use this interactive map at the trail! Here’s how
Download map GPX file
Out and back
Allowed on 6 foot leash
Dense tree canopy
Ticks, destroying angel mushroom
Not really. Read below
Hiking Star Gap Arch
Use this map on your hike!
Load this web page on your phone while you still have service.
Then, tap the arrow icon on the map to show your current location and follow along.
Tap the layers icon to switch between topo, satellite and other helpful map layers.
To save battery life, put your device in airplane mode. GPS still works even without service!