10:00    Welcome

( Explore Kentucky Initiative and Powell County Library)

10:30   Wilderness Medicine Talk


11:00    Climbing in the Red

( Evolv and Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition)

Noon    Edible Plants Demonstration

(Nature Reliance School)

Noon    Outdoor Photography Panel

(The Explore Kentucky Initiative) 

1:00     Equipped for the Trail

( US Forest Service)

2:00    Trail and Cliff-Line Safety

 (Natural Bridge State Park)

3:00    Equipped for the River/Paddle Safety

(Bluegrass Wildwater)

4:00    Hammock Camping

(Sheltowee Hammocks)

5:00 Sheltowee Trace Trail Legacy / Basic Wilderness Navigation

(Sheltowee Trace Association)


Meet local outdoor organizations and find out how to get involved. Throughout the day, enjoy visiting with our partners through various activities, games, and demonstrations at their booths. We promise the Do It Zone will put action in your weekend and help you to be well equipped for your next outdoor excursion.


Yoga in The Red

  • Yoga Sessions ( 10:30 -11:00) (1:00 - 1:30)

   Evolv and Air Time Inflatables

  • Climbing Wall

  • Shoe Demo

Explore Kentucky Initiative/ American Canoe Association

  • Leave No Trace HopScotch; Durable/Non Durable surfaces

  • Paddlesports demonstrations and games

Kentucky Mountain Bike Association

  • Mini Bike Rodeo and Skills Clinic

A bike rodeo is an opportunity to practice and develop bike skills in a controlled environment. If you have your own bike and helmet feel free to bring them but we will try to accommodate everyone with a few bikes and helmets.  Come learn more about cycling and riding opportunities in the Red River Gorge area!

Kentucky Watershed Watch

  • Water Quality Demonstration

Natural Bridge State Park

  • Nature Games

    • Two Truths and A Lie (Wildlife Edition)

    • Who’s Scat Is That Anyway? (Scats and Tracks Game)

    • Bats and Moths (Echolocation Game)

Red River Gorge Climber’s Coalition

  • Climbing Gear Demo

Kentucky Watershed Watch

  • Water Quality Demonstration

Sheltowee Hammocks

  • Hammock Camping Demonstrations

  • Games

Post Time Productions + SkyDrone Studios

  • Aerial Flight Demonstration

US Forest Service

  • Forest Trivia

  • Games



  • 1 night treehouse stay with Canopy Crew

  • Fly-fishing set from Quest Outdoors

  • Arch Hammock from Sheltowee Hammock Company

  • Cartop carrier for Kayak or Canoe from Red River Outdoors

  • Zipline passes from Red River Gorge Zipline

  • Alex Honnold’s Bestseller, “Alone on the Wall”

  • 1 Climbing Pass, 1 Rappelling Pass, and 2 Via Ferretta Passes from Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure



  • Miguels Pizza

  • Sweetgrass Granola

  • Red River Rockhouse

  • Ale 8 One