Crown Jewel of the Red River Gorge
Welcome Rock Climbers!
Muir Valley is a nonprofit rock climbing and nature preserve in the Red River Gorge of Kentucky. The Valley is approximately 360 acres in size and walled in by over seven miles of majestic cliffs of hard Corbin Sandstone that range in height from 20 feet to over 200 feet. Over 400 climbs – both trad and sport – provide a spectacular experience to visitors from all over the world. Waterfalls, caves, and mountain streams add to the natural beauty. Mountain laurel, rhododendron, and many other species of wildflowers and plants grace the valley floor and hillsides.
There is no charge for admission to Muir Valley to climb. There is a daily parking fee of $10 per vehicle that is collected at the parking lot. Or, you can click on the button below to purchase an Annual Parking Permit for $120.
Sign On-Line Waiver
to climb at Muir.
Coming to Muir Valley for the first time?
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Muir Valley will be CLOSED all day on Saturday, Sept. 23 for our annual Trail Day. We will re-open the next day on Sunday, Sept. 24.