Join us for this beautiful and swift run down Barren River. The dam for Barren River Lake is releasing water in the fall and especially in November. This makes our paddle a fast moving 15 miles that can be completed in about 4.5-5 hours!
We will picnic in the scenic Tailwater Park area of Barren River Lake before setting off. This location only has port-a-pots open at this time of the year and a nice boat ramp for putting-in. We will take out at Martinsville Ford. We'll lunch at the picnic tables before setting off.
This paddle is a class I, suitable for paddlers who are comfortable on class I and experienced paddlers. This trip can only be done this quickly when the dam is releasing - so don't miss it. Meet-up location information: The Tailwater Park entrance road is at the south end of the dam. Follow signs into recreation area. Approximately 19 miles from Bowling Green, KY.
**NOT A SUITABLE TRIP FOR 1ST TIME PADDLERS OR CHILDREN. EVERYONE MUST WEAR THEIR LIFE-VEST THE WHOLE TRIP.
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