Kentucky arch information resources

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1. Other Kentucky arches on this site: Mantle Rock, Fern Bridge, Creelsboro Natural Bridge, and Natural Arch of Kentucky in the article on the Longest Spans in the Eastern U.S. Also see Natural Arch of Kentucky in the SPAN section.

2. Book: Kentucky's Land of the Arches - The Red River Gorge, by Robert H. Ruchhoft (2nd Edition, 1986). Guidebook to the Red River Gorge area including directions to 24 arches and photos of 12. Search for this book.

3. Book: Natural Arches of the Big South Fork, by Arthur McDade (2000). Search for this book.

4. DVDs: Arches of the Red River Gorge, Volumes 1 - 7, by William H. Patrick (some of his photos are in our Gallery), documenting a total of 700 arches/openings in the Red River Gorge. Website has a large number of photos.

5. National Park Service brochure on Big South Fork Arches in PDF format available on our NABS Download Page.

6. Arch Seekers of the SouthEastern States (A.S.S.E.S.) - archived site for an official Chapter of the Natural Arch and Bridge Society. Great site for Kentucky and Tennessee arches (plus some from surrounding states).

7. Other websites:

Red River Gorge Arches
Other Kentucky Arches

Off-Trail Arches of the Cumberland Plateau

Kentucky - Red River Gorge - A guide by NABS member Rick Bolger

Kentucky - Natural Bridge State Resort Park

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