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Rivers

  • Livingston to I-75 Bridge
    This section of river is rated as Class I+. Put in is at the Wilderness Road Ford just south of Livingston on U.S. 25. The put in is on private land. Please respect the...

  • Big Branch to 'Concrete Bridge' (KY 715)
    This 10.8 mile section of the river is a Class II to III whitewater stream of unparalleled beauty. The put in point is at Big Branch; 1.7 miles downstrea...

  • The upper, State-designated Wild River section of the Red River in Kentucky runs for 9 miles of narrow whitewater. These great Kentucky canoeing rapids are classified as Class II and III, and are a...

  • KY 204 at Redbird Bridge to KY 90 at Cumberland Falls State Park
    The take out for this section of river is 200 yards above Cumberland Falls on the right side of the river. Paddlers failing to ta...

  • The Licking River in Kentucky is a national treasure. The Lower Licking River watershed’s diverse geography and a broad range of plant and animal species make it one of the most highly valued...

  • KY 715 'Concrete Bridge' to KY 77 'Iron Bridge'
    This 8.5 mile section begins at KY 715 and twists and turns through the center of the Red River Gorge Geological Area, past Sky Bridge Arch, Tower...

  • The junction of the North Fork and the Middle Fork rivers in central Kentucky forms the 259-mile long Kentucky River. It flows northwest through the coal-mining region and deep gorges and the lush ...

  • KY 1956 to KY 192 (Bee Rock Campground)
    This section of river is designated a State Wild River and includes one of the most challenging white water runs in Kentucky. It is a long 16.9 mile stret...

  • KY 77 to Schoolhouse Branch
    This is an approximately 2 mile Class I section that remains very scenic as it winds along then finally runs out of the Red River Gorge. The take out is on the right,...

  • Cumberland Falls to Mouth of Laurel
    The River 'below the falls' is one of the few white water runs that can be made year round. It is rated as a Class III with several difficult rapids that shou...

  • Laurel River Lake, on London District, with its cliff-lined shores and quiet coves, is a favorite destination for thousands of visitors each year. They come to boat, fish, swim, and relax at one of...

  • Rough River Lake is a 5,100-acre (21 km2) reservoir in Breckinridge, Grayson, and Hardin counties in Kentucky. It was impounded from the Rough River in 1959 by the United States Army Corps of Engin...

  • Nolin River Lake is a reservoir in Edmonson, Grayson, and Hart counties in Kentucky. It was impounded from the Nolin River by the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1963. The Nolin River dam ...

  • Green River Lake is a 8,210-acre (33 km2) reservoir in Adair, Taylor, and Casey counties in Kentucky lying in the section of Kentucky known as the Highland Rim. The lake was formed by the United St...

  • Barren River Lake is a 10,100 acres (41 km2), reservoir in Kentucky created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1964 by impounding the Barren River. The lake occupies parts of Allen, Barren, and...