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EASTFORK 6/11/13 SR 222 Ramp




This ramp is the most westerly ramp, off of State Route 222. Easy to find! From the north, try rt. 50 to 222 south,

from Ky, try rt 50 to 132 0r 222 north.

We are returning to the Boat Ramp near the Dam,

Enter the Park from SR 222,   Slade Road, Over the   Dam and turn right down to the ramp. Restroom or port a potty available.

When – Launch time will be  6:30PM  ...plan to arrive 15-20
minutes before. If you run a little late,  please call,

What To Bring – PFD and all your summer gear, dry
clothes, dry shoes, safety equipment, (Whistle, Rope)  lights,  sun glasses, hats

Restrooms & Picknic table – Flush toilets!!  At the boat

Weather Forecast – Bill might update the weather for us! Thanks Bill..

Experience – Suitable for…beginners, experienced: , long and short Kayaks

SPEED/DISTANCE: We have been exploring the bays and fingers of EastFork. The plan for tonight is TBD!

Post-Paddle Sustenance –Usually Wendy's located by the
Krogers & Walmart..  (They offer a Senior Discount!)

Liability Waiver – As always, by joining in
this event you are acknowledging that you have read and agree to abide by the Tri-State Kaykers liability waiver. You can find this waiver in the Files section of the Tri-State Kayakers web site.

SAFETY SIGN IN: Everyone will sign in before
launching: your name, Emergency contact person and phone number. I realized if someone required 911, I do not know last names or who to call. This list is kept
in my dry bag during the paddle, then shredded when I get home. Hopefully we will never have to use it. :D

*** For all the Newbies!  Welcome to the group!  Tri State Kayakers are known for helping each other, both on the water and off. If you have any questions, please ask!  I am looking forward to another awesome year on the water!!

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  • Darryl B.

    Car trouble. Can't get there

    June 11, 2013

  • sabrina

    I'm coming but flying solo!

    2 · June 11, 2013

    • carole

      Yeah girlfriend :-). See u soon

      June 11, 2013

  • Sonja Bennett M.

    Our first meet up. We are excited to meet everyone!

    June 11, 2013

  • Debra G.

    Need to tend to things around the house tonight.

    June 11, 2013

  • David

    Sorry I am going to miss today. Only good day this week if the forecast is right.

    June 11, 2013

  • Penny

    What is the ALGAE situation?
    Who do we call if we are running late?

    June 10, 2013

    • Kathy J.

      Just went to the ramp, there is some Blue-Green Algae to the right of the ramp, Nothing yucky or smelly. The ramps looks good.

      June 10, 2013

    • Kathy J.

      Penny, just call any one who is kayaking tonight. Kathy # is[masked]

      June 10, 2013

  • Bill G.

    If I get home early enough

    June 10, 2013

  • Bill G.


    Tuesday, June 11 at 7pm

    Temperature: 82 °F Dewpoint: 63 °F Heat Index: 83 °F Surface Wind: W 7mph Sky Cover: 48% Precipitation Potential: 9% Relative Humidity: 53% Thunder: <10% Rain: <10%

    Tuesday, June 11 at 9pm

    Temperature: 78 °F Dewpoint: 64 °F Heat Index: 78 °F Surface Wind: W 5mph Sky Cover: 58% Precipitation Potential: 16% Relative Humidity: 62% Thunder: Slight Chance (10%-20%) Rain: Slight Chance (10%-20%

    June 10, 2013

  • Darryl B.

    I'm new at this. Did have a lesson with Linda Fahrenholtz and Lynn Frock. Time to put it all to practice. Looking forward to it.

    1 · June 9, 2013

  • Mike H.

    If I get out from work in time. Looking forward to reconnecting

    June 9, 2013

  • Bill G.


    FYI: Went out this morning from this ramp (last second) HEAVY alge scum around ramp, and three coves in this area and it smelled! YUK!!

    Suggest an eye be keep on the area through the weekend. Driving over the dam you will be able to see it. Did I say YUK!

    1 · June 5, 2013

  • carole

    Is this the ramp near slade rd?

    1 · June 2, 2013

    • Kathy J.

      Yes Carole, The map is correct now. Thanks

      June 2, 2013

  • Penny

    Are you runnung a shuttle or just making a loop? Will you be done by dark?

    2 · May 28, 2013

    • Kathy J.

      Penny, No to shuttle, Yes to loop, Yes, we are done by dark. See you here!

      May 28, 2013

  • Bob T.

    One of these outings I'm going to bring my son, Kelly. He's never kayaked and needs to learn before we go to Key West.

    May 23, 2013

    • Kathy J.

      Bob, Let me know if you want to borrow a kayak, anytime!

      May 23, 2013

  • Maria Herrera B.

    I register my kayak after 3 years of owned feel very good

    1 · May 23, 2013

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