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National Trails Day Paddlefest on the Kentucky River

General Butler State Resort Park

Dates & Times
  • Jun 07, 2014
         9:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Location
1608 US Hwy 227 ,
General Butler State Resort Park ,
Carrollton, KY 41008
Phone: (502) 732-4384
Email: Tanya.Supplee@ky.gov
parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/general-butler/default.aspx
About

Join us for fun & sun on the river!  We'll meet 9:30 am at Recreation Center before departure, then proceed to Kentucky Lock #1 for our river excursion. Feel free to bring your own US Coastguard Kayak or Canoe, and remember if under 18 years of age you will need an adult guardian.

The 4.1 mile blueway trail will begin at Kentucky River Lock #1, and will flow into the Ohio River taking out at Carrollton's Point Park.  Estimated time for completing the excursion is 2 to 2 1/2 hours. If you don't have your own kayak or canoe do not worry, Two Rivers Adventure is available for rental needs.  Brent Leite, owner of Two Rivers Adventure will be on site (Kentucky Lock #1) for personal rental of kayaks or canoes: 2 person Canoe $50.00 and 1 person Kayak $35.00 (fees include your box lunch per person)

The program fee if not renting  kayka or canoe is $15.00 per person; includes a box lunch and drink  that will be awaiting us at Carrollton's Point Park.  Suggested personal equipment includes; bottled water, sunscreen, proper wet footwear, and dry bag for your other supplies if so needed. This trip can be cancelled due to high river levels or extreme weather conditions.  Limited space available, and registration is recommended.  Please call or visit the Recreation Center by 4:00 pm on  Friday, June 6th; as this is secures your watercraft rental and box lunch needs. 

As they say.... Any Day on the River, Is a Great Day! 

Contact

Tanya Supplee
1608 US Hwy 227,
Carrollton , KY 41008
Phone: (502) 732-4384
http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/general-butler/default.aspx
Email: Tanya.Supplee@ky.gov

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