Muir Valley

Crown Jewel of the Red River Gorge

Coming to Muir Valley

for the first time?


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.

Purchase an Annual

Parking Permit

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