Sky Bridge at Red River Gorge closed due to wildfire

The area will remain closed while firefighters work to contain the escaped campfire that’s expected to burn 125-acres.

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Highway 715 in the gorge remains open to the public, but Forest Service Road #245 that leads to the Sky Bridge recreation area is closed, officials said.

Park officials stated that “campfires are currently banned in the general forest area and in dispersed, non-developed recreation areas, such as the Red River Gorge. Campfires are allowed only in developed recreation areas of the Daniel Boone National Forest where metal/concrete fire rings or grills are installed by the Forest Service.”

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