Kentucky River - Paint Lick to Sugar Creek

A mostly isolated area, maybe 3 or 4 river houses/compounds. 3 .5 miles downstream to Sugar Creek (bottom pic) (easy to miss with the angle it comes into the river) or continue for a total of 6 miles to Dam 8 (12 miles total out and back).  Seasonal waterfalls (middle pic). Can go up Sugar Creek for an extra .5 miles one way. Several rock bars along the way.

Can go upstream as well. Not as isolated.

There is another ramp directly across the river for Garrard/Madison Co access.

Best when the Lock 8 gauge is below about 13.5 feet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More info on pool 8: http://fw.ky.gov/bluewaterkyriverpool8.asphttp://fw.ky.gov/bluewaterkyriverpool8.asp

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  • Malcolm

    Sorry to miss, had a tri in Louisville. We needed Safety boaters!!!!!! Only four showed up, should have had at least 8.

    July 22, 2013

    • Don P.

      Thought they would have had plenty, there were 34 signed up on LACK.

      July 22, 2013

  • Dan G.

    Great paddling. Don and I had a good time

    July 21, 2013

  • Don P.

    I'm still going. Good thing this is close to my house and I do it solo all the time.

    July 21, 2013

  • Maria Denise L.

    I am sorry!!! Got called into wok early. (:

    July 21, 2013

  • Jim O.

    Ended up in Cincy. Miss you guys.

    July 21, 2013

  • Diane

    Spending the day with my daughter. Hope we can try this again.

    July 18, 2013

  • Dan G.

    I bought a[masked]' Current Designs Storm GT yesterday.

    1 · July 18, 2013

  • Diane

    I may be there. Depends on a few things this weekend.

    July 17, 2013

  • Don P.

    Going to move up an hour - let me know if anyone can't make it.

    July 17, 2013

  • Dan G.

    9:00 works for me

    July 17, 2013

  • Don P.

    9 is OK with me, how is everyone else with the time?

    July 17, 2013

  • Maria Denise L.

    HI everyone!! Is their any way we can change the time to 9am. It would keep me from having to rush to get work. Understand if can't.

    July 17, 2013

  • Raymond P.

    Out of town at an art fair this weekend.

    July 16, 2013

  • suzanne

    out of town, sorry to miss yall

    July 16, 2013

  • Don P.

    Going to stick a date of this weekend on this one. Sun. looks like the better weather day.

    July 16, 2013

  • Dan G.

    Still boat shopping, but will attend depending on the date

    July 14, 2013

  • suzanne

    im interested as long as its flat water? but then again, out of town til begin august. below dam 9 valley view still high, but anyone welcome to come and put in at our farm when ever. regards, suzanne

    July 13, 2013

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