Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

After following the Yahoo Falls Trail Loop back I took the spur trail out a couple miles to Yahoo Arch, a thick, wide arch that feels more like a cave when you walk under it. This trail from the falls wound up the fern-carpeted mountain before sloping down slightly to the arch. Nestled in the dense forest, the area around the arch didn’t get much light so consequently, coupled Kwith the cloudy day, my pictures are a bit blurry.

Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Under Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Under Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Yahoo Arch Trail from under the arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Yahoo Arch Trail from under the arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Trees growing through fissures in rock, Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Trees growing through fissures in rock, Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Crazy grin at Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky

Crazy grin at Yahoo Arch, Big South Fork Recreation Area, Kentucky