Hiking Team: Dave Miller, Rosie Miller, Nick Kelly, Jacque Kelly
Date: 1977, 1978, 2017, November 16, 2023
This vast national forest stretches through multiple counties and includes thick rugged forests, great hiking trails and picturesque Red River Gorge that has scenic rock formations, towering cliffs, and sandstone arches. We hiked almost a dozen trails through the years in this vast forest. On the recent trip we visited the DBNF icon, the Nada Tunnel. The tunnel was built in the early 1900’s by a lumber company to accommodate a narrow-gauge train that would carry logs from the gorge. The tunnel is a single lane, not very wide or tall. I yelled out the window to hear my echo as we slowly drove the darkened tunnel.