Muir Valley

Crown Jewel of the Red River Gorge

Food, Lodging, and Local Attractions


Red River Gorge Cabin Rentals

Cabins with rustic charm. Pet friendly and located on the top of a mountain ridge in a private resort that offers breathtaking views of some of the most spectacular mountains and gorges in the Eastern U.S.


Cliffview Resort

Cliffview Resort is a rustic, hilltop development in eastern Kentucky situated next to the Daniel Boone National Forest and Muir Valley, featuring a Lodge, Conference Center, Ziplines, and Cabins. We can accommodate a party of 2 or 200. Cliffview Resort is close to major cities and several area attractions making it your perfect home away from home while experiencing the rustic, scenic charm of Eastern Kentucky and the Red River Gorge.


Red River Outdoors

Offering guide services and cabin rentals in the southern region of the Red River Gorge.  Select "Friends of Muir Valley" from the drop down menu while booking and Red River Outdoors will donate $5 to Muir Valley.


Miguel’s Pizza

The epicenter of climbing in the Red. They all congregate at Miguel’s at the end of a day of climbing for the best pizza in Kentucky. Located on KY

Highway 11 north of Natural Bridge State Park, south of intersection of the Mountain Parkway and Highway KY 11

Miguel’s also offers camping with showers, gear storage, and food preparation facilities.


Sky Bridge Station

This restaurant, bar, and hostel is conveniently located in Pine Ridge, Kentucky near the entrance to the Daniel Boone National Forest. They specialize in gourmet hot dogs and beer on tap. Also housed in their mountain lodge style log cabin is a comprehensive climbing gear shop.


Fincastle Campground

This quiet little campground is nestled in the pine trees a stone’s throw away from Muir Valley. It has electricity and a bathhouse with hot water showers and modern toilets. Call  606-545-8117 for reservations.


Land of the Arches Campground

New climber-friendly full-facility campground located on KY 715, just south of the Cliffview entrance and one mile north of the intersection of KY 715 and KY 11. Nice facilities, outstanding bouldering/climbing cliff adjacent to the campground.


Lago Linda's Campground

A friendly, full facility campground near the Southern Region climbing areas (Mother Lode and the PMRP).


Highlander's Loft (Natural Bridge Cabin Company)

Rustic country charm and spectacular cliff-top views of the Red River Gorge! The Highlander’s Loft log cabin is set up for 6 adults, has satellite TV, free wireless internet, a Jacuzzi and a gas fireplace. Rentals include bed linens, towels, toilet paper and paper towels.


Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides

Rock Climbing Guides.  Specializes in guiding and training persons new to the sport. Locally owned and operated. AMGA-Certified Guides.


Fox Mountain Guides

Offers Rock Climbing and Ice Climbing trips and guiding throughout the Southeast including North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, and Georgia. Tailors to individuals, families and groups. Beginners through to experienced climbers. AMGA-Certified Guides.


dewolf climbing guides, llc

Bev Wolf and Phil Dew, AMGA Single Pitch Instructors, will provide you and your group a great day out on the legendary cliffs of the Red River Gorge.  Email:


Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure

Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure, located in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky, consists of a breathtaking Via Ferrata, guided rock climbing, and guided rappelling. AMGA- single pitch and multi pitch certified guides.


Appalachian Mountain Guides

Jim Taylor, owner of Appalachian, teaches Single Pitch Instructor courses for the AMGA in the Red River Gorge. Jim is approved to guide in Muir Valley.


Red River Gorge Zipline

Professionally guided 2-3 tours take you across 5 separate ziplines 300’ above the Gorge at speeds up to 55 MPH. As part of your tour you will get to experience and walk across 4 unique canopy bridges.


Red River Adventures

Riverside cabin rental. Canoe and Kayak Rentals. In the heart of the Red River Gorge on Hwy 715, 1/4 mile south of Hwy 77 jct. 606-663-1012. .  Red River Adventures donates $5 to Muir Valley with each completed booking when Muir is mentioned in the reservation.



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